The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun, has ordered an immediate medical check on a man arrested for sexually violating his daughter for five years.
Naija News reports that the police command in a statement made available to newsmen earlier, confirmed that it apprehended a 49- years -old man, Ubong Akpan, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of his child year in year out.
The statement delivered to journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital through DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), revealed that the suspect was apprehended on April 2 following a report lodged at Itele Ota divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that her father had been abusing her sexually since when she was seven years old.
According to the girl (name withheld), her father has been unlawfully sleeping with her for the past five years, and when she can no longer bear it, she decided to complain to the police.
“Upon the report, the DPO, Itele Ota division, CSP Monday Unoegbe , detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested,” Oyeyemi disclosed.
He added, “On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime, claiming that his wife is appearing too old, and she is no longer looking attractive to him.”
Reacting to the development, CP Ajogun ordered the immediate transfer of the case to family support unit of Ota area command for further investigation and prosecution.
He also directed that the victim be taken to the general hospital for proper medical treatment, Naija News understands.