The operatives of the Ogun State police command have arrested a 44 year-old pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church,Ogo Oluwa parish, Oluwafemi Oyebola, for allegedly raping his biological daughter.
According the statement by the command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the cleric was arrested following a complaint by the daughter at Owode-Egbado divisional headquarters that her father had been forcefully having carnal knowledge of her since 2015.
Oyeyemi said the victim added that she was 19 years old and the act started after the demise of her mother.
He said, “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.
“After the third abortion, the suspect did family planning for her so as not to get pregnant any longer.”
Oyeyemi said the victim having realised that her father was all out to ruin her life, she ran away from the house and reported to an Non-Governmental Organisation, Advocacy For Children And Vulnerable Persons Network, consequent upon which she was taken to Owode-Egbado police station to complain.
Acting on the complaint, he stated that the Divisional Police Officer, Owode-Egbado division,Olabisi Elebute, led her detectives to the pastor’s house where he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, he said the suspect made confessional statement that all what his daughter said was true.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, 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