Police arrest man for impregnating his teenage daughter in Ogun

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Taofeek Oyeyemi

Police have arrested an incestuous man; Taofeek Oyeyemi, for impregnating his 16 years old biological daughter.

Taofeek, 42, was arrested following a complaint by girl’s mother who reported at the Ewekoro police station that her daughter who has been living with her ex-husband, was pregnant.

She informed Police that her daughter said she was impregnated by the father who also took her to a quack medical practitioner to procure an abortion, explaining that the daughter had not ceased bleeding since the alleged abortion was carried out.

Police Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this known in a release, stated that Divisional Police Officer, Ewekoro division, Rotimi Jeje, a Superintendent of Police, detailed Policemen to go after the suspect and arrested him.

Abimbola; a Deputy Superintendent of Police, stated that suspect has 17 children from different women and had admitted sleeping with his daughter several times before the pregnancy occurred; and proceeded to have the girl abort the pregnancy.

According to Police Spokesman, the girl’s mother has separated from him years back and was living with her daughter until about six months ago when he forcefully took the girl away from his estranged wife.

“All efforts made by mother to take custody of her daughter proved abortive. was when the mother came to visit her daughter that she discovered the great atrocity committed by the suspect against her daughter,” Abimbola stated.

The suspect would be transferred to the Anti-Human trafficking and child labour Unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for thorough investigation and prosecution.

The Nation