The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Solomon Oguneletu for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his 12-year-old daughter.
One Alhaji Semiu Obamuyiwa at the Imeko Divisional headquarters had earlier revealed that the victim, a primary school pupil, confided in one of her teachers that her 30-year-old father had been having carnal knowledge of her since 2018 and threatens to kill her if she tells anyone.
A report had it that when she could no longer withstand the act, she informed her teacher, who in turn, informed Obamuyiwa.
The spokesperson for the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Imeko Division, CSP Monday Unuigbe, detailed detectives to the suspect’s house, where he was arrested.
He stated, “On interrogation, the suspect, who is a driver, confessed to the crime. Investigation revealed that he had been separated from the mother of the girl for some years and the girl is the only product of their union. The victim has been taken to a general hospital for medical care.”
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Anti-human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.”