Jimoh Fathia, Abeokuta
A 44-year-old pastor of CAC Ogo Oluwa parish Oluwafemi Oyebola have been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for raping his daughter (name withheld).
His arrest followed a complaint by the victim who reported at Owode-Egbado divisional headquarters that her father has been forcefully having carnal knowledge of her since 2015 when she was 19 years old.
She explained further that the continuous occurrence began shortly after the demise of her mother.
A statement by the Command’s Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi stressed that the victim lamented that she got pregnant for her father three times of which her father took her to a nurse where those pregnancies were aborted.
The statement added that after the third abortion, the suspect did family planning for her so as not to get pregnant any longer.
Having realized that her father is all out to ruin her life, she ran away from the house and reported to an NGO consequent upon which she was taken to Owode-Egbado police station to complain.
Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egbado division, SP Olabisi Elebute led her detectives to the pastor’s house where he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect made confessional statement that all what his daughter said is nothing but the whole truth.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.