Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 41 year old man, Mr Sikiru Odejide, who has been having sex with his 13 year old biological daughter ( name withheld) , since last year ( 2016) December.
According to Ogun State Police Public Relation Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), the mother of the victim and the estranged wife of the suspect was the person who reported the case to the police.
The mother of the victim who has been separated from the suspect for some years now told the police that her daughter found her way to Ijeshatedo, Surulere, where she lives to intimate her that her father has been sleeping with her since December 2016 .
According to the mother, she said her daughter couldn’t initially report the case because her father threatened to kill if she told anybody.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Sango-Ota Police Station, Mr Akinsola Ogunwale, a Superintendent of Police, where the mother of the victim first reported the case, immediately sent police detectives to Onihale area of Ifo local government area of Ogun state, to arrest Mr Sikiru Odejide, who did not deny the allegations but claimed he was pushed by the devil.
The PPRO said the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed IIiyasu , has directed that Mr Odejide should be taken to Anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department ( SCIID) from where he would be taken to court for prosecution.
The Police Commissioner also directed that the victim to be taken hospital for medical attention.