The arrested suspect
A man, Adeyemi Babatunde, was on May 22, arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly r*ping his 5-year-old biological daughter(name withheld).
The 28-year-old suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Mushin divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that she noticed her daughter has been complaining of pain whenever she wants to urinate as well as whenever she is bathing for her and she touch her private part.
Having noticed this, she pressurized the little girl to tell her what happened to her private part. It was then the victim informed her that her father laid her on the bed and inserted his manhood into her private part when the mother was not at home.
Upon the report, the DPO Ijebu Mushin division, CSP Simire Hillary, quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was eventually arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect reportedly confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed not to know what comes over him as at that time.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Oladimeji, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution.