Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 28 years old man, Adeyemi Babatunde, for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his five years old biological daughter (name withheld).
The suspect, according to the command’s spokesman, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, was arrested on May 22, 2023, following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Mushin divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim.
The woman reported that she noticed her daughter had been complaining of pain whenever she wanted to urinate as well as whenever she was bathing her and touched her private part.
Having noticed this, she pressurized the little girl to tell her what happened to her private part.
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It was then the victim informed her that her father laid her on the bed and inserted her manhood into her private part when the mother was not at home.
Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ijebu Mushin division, CSP Simire Hillary, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was eventually arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed not to know what came over him at that time.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Oladimeji, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution.