Man rapes daughter in Abeokuta, pleads for forgiveness

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The police command in Ogun says it has arrested a 46-year-old man, Olusegun Oluwole for forcefully having carnal knowledge of his 17 years old daughter (name withheld).

SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday.

Oyeyemi explained that the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ibara police station by the victim, who came in company of some state security outfit,So Safe Corps men.

According to the PPRO she reported that while she was sleeping in their one room apartment at Amolaso area of Abeokuta at about 11:30 pm, his father, having observed that others were fast asleep suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had sex with her with a threat to kill her if she refused to allow him.

“Upon the report, the DPO Ibara division, CSP Bernard Egbondiya, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested.

“On interrogation, the father of six, who confessed to the crime pleaded for forgiveness, claiming not knowing what came over him when he committed the crime,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the transfer of the suspect to state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution, while the victim was taken to general hospital for medical treatment.

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