Village head nabbed for allegedly defiling 15-year-old daughter

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 A village head of Oose Agbedu Ajibawo in Owode-Yewa area of Ogun State, Rasheed Sholabi, has  been arrested by police in Ogun State.
  • The state Police Command  alleged that the monarch was having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 15-year-old biological daughter (name withheld).
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested following a report by the victim at the Owode-Egbado Police Station that her father has been having sex with her since when she was 11 years old.
According to the state police spokesman she claimed that as a result of her father’s action “which she now find it difficult to control her urinary system.”
He said the victim who told the police that she had lost her mother when she was barely 2-year old and that the suspect did not allow her to know any relation of her later mother, which gave him the opportunity to sexually abuse her from time to time.
Oyeyemi said acting upon the victim’s report, the Divisional Police Officer, Owode-Egbado, Olabisi Elebute quickly led her men to the place where the village head was promptly arrested.
He said on interrogation, the suspect first denied the allegation, but when he was confronted by the victim and one of his ex-wife who corroborated the victim’s statement, the suspect fainted and was taken to the hospital for resuscitation.
Oyeyemi said the suspect’s ex-wife informed the police that she caught him red- handed while having sex with his daughter and that was the reason why she left him.
He said the victim has been taken to Stella Obasanjo Motherless baby home for safety.
   Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for an in-depth investigation and prosecution.

 

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