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Father impregnates daughter, turns her to prostitute in Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun Police Command have arrested a 49-year-old man, Amoda Bola, for allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old daughter (name withheld).

The suspect, a resident of Idi Oro Street, Ode Remo, was arrested following a complaint lodged by the victim, who reported the incident at Ode Remo divisional headquarters in Remo North LGA.

The police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Sunday said the victim told the police that her father with whom she co-habited for some years was having sex with her.

Oyeyemi also quoted her to have stated further that her father had also been inviting men to the house to have sex with her after which the men will pay him money.

The police spokesman said following the report, the DPO, Ode Remo Division, CSP Olayemi Fasogbon, detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested.

He said during interrogation, the suspect at first denied the allegations, but later confessed when the victim confronted him.

According to him, his confession led to the arrest of five others who have slept with the girl at different times on the invitation of the father.

The other suspects are; Ahmed Ogunkoya, 30; Muyiwa Adeoye, 48; David Sunday Solaja, 69; Emmanuel Olusanya, 50; and Joshua Olaniran, 50.

“All the suspects have confessed to having carnal knowledge of the underage girl and paid money to the father,” Oyeyemi said.

The police spokesman further explained that the victim, whose mother had separated from the father, was practically turned to a prostitute by her father.

He said the minor was taken to state hospital, Isara Remo where it was confirmed that she was pregnant.

“The victim has insisted that it was her father who is responsible for the pregnancy been the only person who slept with her within the period she got pregnant,” Oyeyemi said.

He quoted the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, as directing the immediate transfer of the suspects to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation Department.

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