A man identified as Emmanuel Ikhine has been arrested by the police in Ogun State for raping and impregnating his teenage daughter.
The man who is 52 allegedly slept with his 18-year old daughter repeatedly before eventually getting her pregnant.
According to report, Ikhine has been sleeping with his daughter since he divorced his wife few years ago. He was arrested after his neighbour identified as Yemisi Ashade reported to the police at the Sango-Ota station.
The 18-year old girl told Ashade her ordeal when she could no longer bear it.
The DPO, Godwin Idehai, immediately deployed policemen who apprehended the man.
Ikhine admitted that he had been sleeping with his only daughter after his arrest by the police.
The ugly incident was confirmed by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, who noted that test result revealed that the girl was pregnant for her father.
The police PPRO further noted that the suspect had been transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department on the order of the Ogun State Police Commissioner, Bashir Makama.
Read the statement issued by the Ogun Police Command confirming the incident below;
“The victim stated that she could no longer bear the sexual assault hence, she confided in their neighbour.
“Upon the report, the DPO, Sango-Ota Police Station, CSP Godwin Idehai, dispatched detectives to the scene, where the randy father was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, he made a confessional statement that he had been having carnal knowledge of the victim since he separated from his wife.
“The victim, who claimed to be the only female among the three children of her father, explained how the suspect had been sleeping with her whenever her brothers were not around, but when she could no longer bear it, she reported to their neighbour, who brought her to the station.
“The victim was taken to a general hospital, where it was confirmed that she was already pregnant for her father.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.”
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