Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 46-year old man, Olusegun Oluwole, for allegedly raping his 17-year old daughter.
The victim was said to be sleeping in the family one-room apartment at Amolaso area of Abeokuta around 11:30 pm when the father reportedly raped her.
The suspect, after waiting for the victim to be fast asleep, reportedly suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had sex with her.
The father was also said to have threatened to kill her if she refused to allow him have sex with her.
The police spokesman in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, said the suspect was arrested after the men of So Safe Corps led the victim to report the incident at the police station in Ibara, Abeokuta.
The statement read partly: “Upon the report, the DPO Ibara division, CSP Bernard Egbondiya, detailed his detectives to the scene, where the suspect was arrested.
“On interrogation, the father of six, who confessed to the crime pleaded for forgiveness, claiming not knowing what came over him when he committed the crime.
“Also, the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the transfer of the suspect to state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution, while the victim was taken to the hospital for medical treatment.”