By Nkasi Kolie
A- 49- years- old man, Ubong Williams Akpan, has been arrested by Ogun State Police Command, for having carnal knowledge of his 12- years -old daughter (name withheld).
The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Itele Ota divisional headquarters by the victim, who stated that her father has being abusing her sexually since five years ago when she was seven.
According to Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, “this has being going on for the past five years, and when she could no longer bear it, she decided to complain to the police. Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Itele Ota Division, CSP Monday Unoegbe,detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime claiming that his wife is appearing too old, and she is no longer looking attractive to him.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to family support unit of Ota area command for further investigation and prosecution. He also directed that the victim be taken to the general hospital for proper medical treatment.