By Demola Atobaba, Ado-Ekiti
The Commissioner of Police CP in Ekiti State, Moronkeji Adesina said the command has arrested a man who raped and impregnated his fifteen years old step daughter.
The CP in a statement signed and made available to TheDispatch Newspaper by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sunday Abutu explained that the juvenile Welfare Centre (JWC) of the State CID, Ekiti Police Command, on Friday 22nd of July arrested the man identified as Ojo Babatunde of No15, Edugbe Street, Obadore, Omuo-Ekiti for repeatedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old step daughter.
“The victim, who is already 4 months pregnant, claimed that the suspect, Ojo Babatunde, who is also her step father, had unlawful carnal knowledge of her severally before and after she became pregnant.
”She explained that the step father started raping her when the mother gave birth through Caesarean Section (CS) and had to spend about three(3) weeks in the hospital leaving her and the step father at home.
”According to her, the step father used to have unlawful carnal knowledge of her at home when her mother is away and oftentimes lures her into the farm and defile her after which he will threaten her never to tell anyone or face the consequence.
”During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime and claimed it was the handwork of the devil”.