Sunday, 25 September 2016

MAN WHO RAPES OWN DAUGHTER APPREHENDED


The Police in Lagos State, have arrested a man for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter and administering drugs on her to prevent pregnancy.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the
arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
on Saturday.

Ms. Badmos said the Gender Unit of the
command was investigating the suspect,
Uchena Elumadu, for a case of defilement.
She said a neighbour, who resides at Martins Street, new Oko Oba, Agege Lagos, reported the case to the police.

She said preliminary investigation revealed
that the suspect had on different occasions,
raped the JSS 3 student who is his daughter.
The police spokesperson said that Mr. Elumadu usually administered drugs to
prevent his victim from getting pregnant
after having intercourse with her.

“The victim said that her father, on countless occasions wakes her up in the middle of the night to rape her, mostly when her mother is on night duty,” she said.

“The mother is a casual worker in one of the outfits attached to airport.

“On the night of Sept. 19, the mother
discovered the suspect having intercourse
with the victim and raised the alarm and
one of their neighbours reported the case
to the police,” Ms. Badmos said.

She said the victim had been admitted at
the Police Cottage Hospital, Ikeja Police
College, where she is receiving treatment in
partnership with Mirabel Centre LASUTH.
The spokesperson said medical examination was being carried out on the
victim.

Mr. Badmos said the Commissioner of
Police, CP Fatai Owoseni, had directed that
the father, who admitted raping his
daughter on three occasions, be charged to
court.

“The commissioner has vowed that the
command will no longer tolerate cases
relating to domestic and sexual abuse in
the state,” she said. (NAN)


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