A 30-year-old man, Solomon Ogundetu, has been arrested for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old daughter in Ogun State.
Ogundetu’s arrest followed a report by one Alhaji Semiu Obamuyiwa at the Imeko police divisional headquarters.
A statement by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, quoted the complainant as saying that the daughter, a primary school pupil, confided in one of her teachers that her father had been in the habit of having carnal knowledge of her since last year. .
The girl alleged that her father threatened to kill her if she dared tell anybody. The statement said the girl, however, decided to confide in her teacher when she could no longer bear the pain. .
The teacher then informed Alhaji Obamuyiwa, who told the police. On interrogation, the suspect, who is a driver, confessed to the commission of the crime. .
Investigation revealed that he has separated from the mother of the girl for many years and the girl is the only product of the union. The victim has been taken to a General Hospital for medical care and report.
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