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Man in police custody for raping, impregnating 19-years old daughter

EMERGENCY DIGEST- A 45-years old Olaoluwa Jimoh has been apprehended for allegedly raping and impregnating his biological daughter.

The victim who got tired of the abuse reported her father to the police, accusing him of raping her several times.

The young girl, whose name cannot be disclosed, stated that her mother had separated from her father long ago.

According to her, she has been with her mom until two years ago when she relocated to her dad’s place. She explained that her father started abusing her sometime in June 2021.

She claims he forcefully had sex with her several times and eventually got her pregnant.

It was learnt that the accused, Jimoh is now in police net. His arrest was effected last Thursday following his daughter’s testimony.

Speaking on the disturbing incident in a statement dated Monday, September 20, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Jimoh was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Ode-Remo divisional police headquarters by the victim.

The PPRO said, “She reported that she had been living with her father for the past two years, but sometime in June 2021, her father forcefully had sex with her.

“She stated further that since then, she had been raped several times by her father, who always threatened to kill her if she dared inform anybody.

“The 19-year-old victim informed the police that her mother separated from the father a long time ago, and that she was living with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect asked her to come and live with him.

“She decided to report, not minding the threat of her father, when she discovered that she was pregnant.

“Upon the report, the DPO, Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi, quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, but claimed that he was used by the devil.”

Oyeyemi said the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.

By Naija News

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