ABEOKUTA—A 41-year-old man, Sikiru Odejide, who has been sleeping with his 13-year-old daughter (names withheld) since December 2016, has blamed the devil for his action.
The Ogun State Police Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that the arrest of the randy father was as a result of a complaint from the victim’s mother, who has been separated from the man.
Oyeyemi said the victim’s mother reported at Sango Police Station that her daughter came to her house at Ijeshatedo area of Lagos State to inform her that her father had been having carnal knowledge of her since December 2016 with a threat to kill her if she dares tells anybody about it.
Oyeyemi said: “She further complained to her mother that she could no longer bear the frequent sexual assault from her father, hence she decided to inform her mother.
“The DPO of Sango Police Station, SP Akinsola Ogunwale, detailed detectives to effect the arrest of the randy father, who lives in Onihale area of Ifo Local Government Area of the state.
“The suspect, on interrogation owned up to the crime, but attributed it to the devil’s handiwork.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution.
“The CP equally directed that the victim be taken to hospital for proper medical attention.”