The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 44yr-old pastor identified as Oluwafemi Oyebola of CAC Ogo Oluwa parish for raping his own biological daughter.
Confirming the arrest, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the pastor was arrested following a complaint by his daughter who reported at the Owode-Egbado divisional headquarters that her father has been forcefully having carnal knowledge of her since 2015 when she was 19yrs old shortly after the demise of her mother.
She further reported that she got pregnant for her father three times of which her father took her to a nurse where those pregnancies were aborted.
The victim said after the third abortion, the suspect did family planning for her so as not to get pregnant any longer.
She noted that her father was all out to ruin her life, prompting her to run away from the house, as well as reporting to a non-governmental organization, consequent upon which she was taken to Owode-Egbado police station to complain.
Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egbado division, SP Olabisi Elebute led her detectives to the pastor’s house where he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect made a confessional statement that all his daughter said is the truth.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution