A Forty-nine-year-old man, Ubong Williams Akpan, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old daughter.
The 12-year-old reported her father to the Itele Ota divisional headquarters, stating that her father has been abusing her sexually since when she was seven years old.
She added that her father has been defiling her for the past five years, and when she realized she could no longer bear it, she decided to report to the police.
Akpan has since been arrested following the report by his daughter.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Oyeyemi Abimbola, who confirmed the incident said upon receiving the report, the DPO of Itele ota division, CSP Monday Unoegbe detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime claiming that his wife is appearing too old, and she is no longer looking attractive to him.”
According to Oyeyemi, commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to family support unit of Ota area command for further investigation and prosecution. He also directed that the victim be taken to the general hospital for proper medical treatment.