IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE Of NAIJA)- The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 49-year-old man, Amoda Bola, for reportedly impregnating his teenage daughter in Ode Remo North Local Government Area of the State.
The suspect, a resident of Idi Oro street, Ode Remo, was arrested following a complaint received from the victim.
The state police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the man’s arrest on Sunday and disclosed the 14-year-old girl reported to the police that “her father, with whom she had been living for some years now, had been having carnal knowledge of her,”
According to Oyeyemi, the girl told the police that “her father has also been inviting other men to the house to have sex with her after which the men will pay him money.”
Following the report, the DPO of Ode Remo division, CSP Olayemi Fasogbon, detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect, who first denied the allegations, later confessed when the victim confronted him.
“His confession led to the arrest of five others who have slept with her at different times on the invitation of the father,” Oyeyemi informed.
He identified the other suspects as Ahmed Ogunkoya (30 years), Muyiwa Adeoye (48 years), David Sunday Solaja (69 years), Emmanuel Olusanya (50 years) and Joshua Olaniran (50 years).
All the suspects, according to the police spokesman, had confessed sleeping with the teenage girl and paying the father.
“The victim, whose mother had separated from the father years back, was practically turned into a prostitute by her father.
“She has been taken to the state hospital in Isara, where it was confirmed that she is pregnant.
“The victim has insisted that it was her father who is responsible for the pregnancy, being the only person who slept with her within the period she conceived.”
The case will be transferred to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state CIID as directed by the Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Lanre Bankole.