By Hanan Ibrahim
A 45 year old man Akanji Oluwaseyi had been arrested for forcefully having carnal knowledge of his 13 year old daughter (name withheld) in Ogun State.
According to the State Police spoke person, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the arrest of the suspect followed a complaint from the victim who reported at Obantoko divisional headquarters on the 30th of December 2020 that her father came to the shop where she is a tailoring apprentice and begged her mistress to permit her to come and fetch water for him at home.
“She stated further that she left the shop and fetched water as requested by her father,but surprisingly, he suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
” On the strength of the report, the DPO Obantoko division, CSP Sunday Opebiyi quickly detailed his detectives to the man’s house where he was promptly arrested, he initially denied the allegation but when he was confronted by the victim, he became dumb founded” Oyeyemi added.
He said the victim was quickly taken to Olukoya hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.