The Ogun state Police Command has arrested a Popular Pastor, Oluwafemi Oyebola, of Christ Apostolic Church, Ogo-Oluwa Parish, after he allegedly raped his daughter, got her pregnant and procured abortion for her three times.
NaijaNews understands that the 44-year-old pastor, had been living with his daughter since her mother, his wife, died a few years ago.
His arrest was effected following a complaint by his daughter at the Owode-Egbado Divisional Police Headquarters.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.
He said the victim accused her father of raping her since 2015 after she lost her mother, when she was just 19-year-old.
She said as a result of the rape, she got pregnant three times, and her took her to a nurse where those pregnancies were aborted.
Oyeyemi said the victim, upon realising that her father was out to ruin her life, ran away from the house and reported to a non-governmental organisation, Advocacy for Children and Vulnerable Persons Network.
“Consequent upon which she was taken to the Owode-Egbado Police Station to complain.
“After the report, the DPO Owode-Egbado division, SP Olabisi Elebute, led her detectives to the pastor’s house where he was promptly arrested.
“During interrogation, the suspect made confessional statements that all his daughter said was nothing but the whole truth,” the police spokesman added.
The PPRO noted that the state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, had ordered the immediate 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.
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