A 45-year-old Man, Akanji Oluwaseyi, has been arrested by officers of Nigeria Police Force for forcefully having carnal knowledge of his 13-year-old daughter.
The command let this out in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who said the arrest was effected followed a complaint by the victim who reported at Obantoko divisional headquarters on the 30th of December, 2020 that her father came to the shop where she is a tailoring apprentice and begged her mistress to permit her to come and fetch water for him at home.
She stated further 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.
On the strength of the report, the DPO Obantoko division, CSP Sunday Opebiyi detailed his detectives to the man’s house where he was promptly arrested.
He initially denied the allegation but when he was confronted by the victim, he became dumbfounded.
The victim was quickly taken to Olukoye hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.