The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old man, Akanji Oluwasey, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of her 13 year old daughter (name withheld).
The arrest of the suspect followed complaint by the victim who reported the sexual assault at Obantoko Divisional Headquarters on Monday last week.
The victim alleged that her father came to the shop where she is a tailoring apprentice and begged her mistress to permit her to fetch water for him at home.
She further stated that she left the shop and fetched water as requested by her father, but surprisingly, her father suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement said “on the strength of the report, the DPO Obantoko Division, Sunday Opebiyi quickly detailed his detectives to the man’s house where he was promptly arrested.
According to him, the randy father initially denied the allegation but when he was confronted by the victim, he became dumb-founded
The victim was quickly taken to an hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the comand’s criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.