The Ogun police command has arrested one Olaoluwa Jimoh, a 45-year-old man, for allegedly raping and impregnating his 19-year-old daughter.
According to the police, the victim lodged the complaint at Ode Remo divisional headquarters of the state.
The victim was said to have told the police that her father, who she started living with two years ago, raped her sometime in June 2021.
The 19-year-old said she decided to report to the police after she discovered that she was pregnant.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun police spokesperson, on Monday, said the suspect confessed to committing the crime but claimed he was used by the devil.
“A 45 years old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh was on the 16th of September 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for impregnating his own biological daughter (name withheld),” the statement reads.
“The randy father with uncontrollable libido was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ode Remo divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that she has been living with her father for the past two years, but sometime in June 2021, her father forcefully had sex with her.
“She stated further that since then, she has been raped severally by her father who always threatened to kill her if she dared to inform anybody.
“The 19-year-old victim informed the police that her mother had separated from the father a long time ago, and that she had been living with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect asked her to come and live with him.
“She decided to report, not minding the threat of her father when she discovered that she had gotten pregnant.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.
“Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.”