Mfon Jeremiah , a 39 –years old man, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for putting his 13-year-old daughter (name withheld) in a family way.
The culprit was arrested following the report at Mowe Divisional Headquarters by the victim’s mother who said she discovered that her daughter was pregnant . On inquiry from the daughter of the person that imade her pregnant, the young girl confessed that her father was responsible for the shameful act.
The girl was taken to the hospital where it was confirmed that she was carrying four –month pregnancy.
After his arrest, the suspect , on interrogation confessed responsible for his daughter’s pregnancy , but claimed to be under a spell when he did it. He told the police that he was dreaming of having sex with his estranged wife only to discover that it was his daughter that he had sex with.
The Spokesperson of the police command, SP Abimbola Opeyemi who confirmed the incident , said the Commissioner of Police , CP Lanre Bankole , has given the directive that the suspect be transferred to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and prosecution.