28-year old father in police net for defiling 5-year old daughter

By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 28 years old man, Adeyemi Babatunde, for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 5 years old biological daughter (name withheld).

Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ogun State Police Command stated this in a statement on Thursday.

Oyeyemi explained that the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Mushin Divisional Headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that she noticed her daughter has been complaining of pain whenever she wants to urinate as well as whenever she is bathing for her and touch her private part.

“Having noticed this, she pressurized the little girl to tell her what happened to her private part.

“It was then the victim informed her that her father laid her on the bed and inserted her manhood into her private part when the mother was not at home.

“Upon the report, the DPO Ijebu Mushin division, CSP Simire Hillary, quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was eventually arrested.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed not to know what comes over him as at that time.

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Olanrewaju Oladimeji, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution,” the statement said. 

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