Daughter to the village head of Oose Agbedu Ajibawo in Owode-Yewa, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, has accused her father of repeatedly raping her.
Reports had it that the father of the teenage girl, Rasheed Sholabi slumped and seized breathe for a while after the girl whose name was not revealed and one of his former wives confronted him of sleeping with the girl whose mother is no more.
Speaking on the event, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state Police Public Relations Officer, told newsmen that the teenage girl had reported at the Owode-Egbado Police station that her father, Rasheed Sholabi, has been forcefully sleeping with her since she was at 11 years of age.
Sholabi, however, denied the allegation until he was confronted by the victim and one of his ex-wife, upon the confrontation, he fainted and was rushed to the hospital, where he was resuscitated, Naija News understands.
The PPRO further revealed that the young girl complained bitterly that her father’s action made it difficult for her to control her urinary system.
“The victim, who told the police that she lost her mother when she was barely two-year-old, said the suspect did not allow her to know any of her mother’s relations,” Oyeyemi revealed.
“This, therefore, left her with no option but to continue staying with her father, who used that opportunity to sexually abuse her from time to time.”
The PPRO confirmed to newsmen that the Divisional Police Officer, Owode-Egbado, SP Olabisi Elebute, upon receiving the complaint deployed policemen to the village head’s house and he was promptly arrested.
“His ex-wife informed the police that she caught him while having sex with his daughter and that was the reason she left him,” Oyeyemi added.
Oyeyemi revealed further that; “the victim has been taken to the Stella Obasanjo Motherless Babies’ Home for her safety,” adding that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for an in-depth investigation and diligent prosecution.