On January 28, 2019, one Idowu Owolabi has reportedly been arrested by the Police for allegedly raping his 21-years-old daughter in Ogun.
The Ogun state Police Command through the state police public relations officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement released to journalists in Abeokuta, following a complaint by the victim at Oja-Odan Divisional Police Headquarter, who said this has been going on for almost a year now.
The accused, a man of 45 years of age was said to have three wives, residing with him and the victim at Papa Olosun area of Oja-Odan in Yewa south local government area in ogun state.
“The victim reported that she followed her father to the farm at Fagboun village and the said father forcefully had carnal knowledge of her right there on the farm sometime in March 2018″.
“She stated further that since then, her father had continuously been having unlawful carnal knowledge of her with a threat that he would kill her if she dared tell anybody about it”.
“Upon the report, the DPO Oja-Odan, CSP Olayemi Jacob, led his detectives to the suspect’s residence, where he was promptly arrested”.
“On interrogation, the suspect, who was said to be married to three different women, confessed to the crime but blamed it on the devil”
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.” Oyeyemi said.