A 49-year-old man identified as Ubong Williams Akpan, pictured above, has been apprehended by men of Ogun state police command, for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of his 12 years old daughter (name withheld).
Akpan was nabbed following a report filed at Itele Ota divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that her father has been sexuallly abusing her since when she was seven years old. She disclosed further that this has being going on for the past five years, and when she realized she could no longer bear it, she decided to inform the police.
Spokesperson of the Ogun State Police command, Oyeyemi Abimbola, while confirming the incident, stated that 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. ”the statement read in part
Oyeyemi said the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has directed 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.