The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned a 30-year-old man known as Solomon Ogundetu for defiling his own 12-year-old daughter since 2018.
The police swiftly arrested Ogundetu after his daughter reported him to her teacher who in turn confided in a community leader, Alhaji Obamuyiwa Semiu who made a complaint.
Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state’s police spokesperson Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect confessed to the crime when interrogated.
“The victim, a primary school pupil confided in one of her teachers that her father has been having carnal knowledge of her since last year with threat to kill her if she dare tell anybody. But when she can no longer bear it, she has to inform her teacher who in-turn informed the Alhaji.
The DPO Imeko Division, Monday Unuigbe detailed his detectives to the suspect’s house where he was promptly arrested. The suspect who is a driver confessed to the commission of the crime when interrogated.
“Investigation revealed that he has separated from the mother of the girl for years now and the girl is the only product of the union. The victim has been taken to general hospital for medical care and report,”
He added that the suspect will be transferred to the Anti -Human Trafficking and Child Labour unit of the State criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.