Ogun: Police Arrest Man, 50 For Aborting Stepdaughter's Pregnancy - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Ogun: Police Arrest Man, 50 For Aborting Stepdaughter's Pregnancy

The suspect, Oladehinde

Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - A 50years-old man, Kayode Oladehinde has been arrested by Men of Ogun state Police Command for allegedly defiling his 13years-old stepdaughter (name withheld). 

Police reported that, the accused was arrested following a report from the mother of the victim who complained at Ogijo divisional headquarters that her daughter was raped by the suspect who is her present husband a development which resulted to pregnant for the minor. 

The woman stated further that the suspect having realized that the victim is pregnant, gave her drug to abort the pregnancy resulting to her bleeding seriously.

According to the Police PRO in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Suleiman Muhammad immediately detailed his detectives to the suspect's residence where he was promptly arrested.

Oyeyemi in a press release added that, during interrogation, the suspect who was dumbfounded when confronted by his wife only pleaded for forgiveness from his wife and the victim who is his stepdaughter.

He said investigation revealed that the mother of the victim got married to the suspect after the death of her first husband who was the father of the victim some years ago and had a child for him.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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