The police command in Ogun says it has arrested a 70-year-old man , Hunsu Sunday for allegedly defiling his 15-year-old granddaughter and subsequently impregnating her.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this to newsmen in Abeokuta on Friday.
According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 10.
The police spokesman explained that the suspect was apprehended following a complain lodged at Ado Odo divisional headquarters by the aunt of the victim.
“The aunt reported that the victim has been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother.
“She stated further that the victim came to inform her that her grandfather has been abusing her sexually for quite some time and she has been having strange feeling on her recently.
“Upon the complain, the DPO, Ado-Odo , SP Michael Arowojeun, detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy old man was promptly arrested.
“On interogation, he confessed having carnal knowledge of his granddaughter but claimed that he didn’t know that the victim is pregnant.
“The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment,” the PPRO said.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun, 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.