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Man Arrested For Impregnating 13-year Daughter

By Austin Alfa , Lokoja

A 39-year-old man, Mfon Jeremiah, has been arrested for allegedly impregnating his 13-year-old biological daughter at FIRRO Estate, off Adesan, Mowe, Ogun State.

According to Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, “the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Mowe Divisional Headquarters, by the mother of the victim, who reported that she discovered that her daughter was pregnant.

“She said that when she asked who was responsible for the pregnancy, the teenager told her mother that it was her father who slept with her.

“The victim was taken to the hospital where it was confirmed that she is four months pregnant.

Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer DPO, Mowe Division, SP Folake Afeniforo, quickly detailed detectives to the suspect’s house where he was arrested.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to being responsible for his daughter’s pregnancy but claimed to be under a spell when he did it.

“He informed the police that he was dreaming and having sex with his estranged wife, only to discover that it was her daughter that he had slept with.”

Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police, Mr Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation Departments (SCID), for further investigation and possible prosecution

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