NSCDC parades 65-year-old father who rapes own daughter

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday paraded a 65-year-old man, Rojaiye Balogun, who allegedly raped 17-year-old own daughter,name witheld

Parading the suspect at the NSCDC command headquarters in Abeokuta, Mr Kolawole Taiwo,the Commandant said the case was reported to the Anti-Human Trafficking, Irregular Migration Unit of the command by someone close to the girl.

Taiwo said that the incident happened at Imomo, Ijebu in Ijebu Ode local government area of the state, saying the suspect was arrested on Wednesday.

He noted that the suspect had confessed to have slept with his daughter, saying it was the work of the devil.

He added that the matter would be investigated and the suspect was found guilty,he would be prosecuted accordingly, saying father’s assaulting their daughter’s had became a common occurrence in the society.

The commandant explained that parents according to the Child Right Act had the duty of protecting their children, adding that parents and guardian should ensure they watch over their children at all time.

The suspect said that he slept with the victim once when her mother had traveled.

Balogun, who regretted his action,however, said that the victim was not his biological daughter, saying that her mother brought her to his House when she was just 10 years old.

The victim said his father had forcefully slept with her four times, saying he was only lying that he was not his biological father.

She said that the last one he did, he promised to give her N1,000 to allow him sleep with her but she refused, that was when he forcefully slept with her.

She said she had reported the issue to her mother severally but she never believed her.

She said it was an uncle who took her to report the case at the NSCDC.

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