27th October, 2022
A 40- year- old- man Taofeek Sulaiman has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for having carnal knowledge of his 13 years old step daughter(name withheld).
Sulaiman was arrested on Monday 24th of October 2022 following a complaint lodged at Owode Yewa divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, Ogun Police Command spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement.
According to the police spokesperson, the mother reported that she got married to the suspect after the demise of her husband who happened to be the father of the victim.
She stated further that her daughter informed her that the suspect who is now her husband has been having sex with her since and that the suspect has been threatening to kill her if she report to anyone.
Upon the report, the DPO Owode Yewa division, CSP Muhammed S Baba, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy stepfather was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but blamed it all on devil’s handiwork.
The victim was taken to Idiroko General Hospital by the Police for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.