Idowu Owolabi, a middle-aged man has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force,Ogun State Command for having a carnal knowledge of his own daughter
The 45-year-old man with three wives, who was accused of allegedly raping his 21-year-old daughter since last year, was arrested on January 28, 2019, following a complaint by the victim at the Oja-Odan Divisional Police Headquarters.The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest said in a statement;“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.
In a related development a woman has been gruesomely murdered by unknown hoodlums in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State. The young mother of four identified as Glory Omo-Ohwo, hailed from Oreba/ Uhweru community in Delta State.According to Bight News, it was gathered that the deceased, a resident in Akenfa -I Epie Community, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, who was a fish seller, woke up at about 5am on Tuesday 29th January 2019, to smoke some of the fishes she had purchased to retail at the popular periodic Mbiama market.
But she got missing when her children woke up at dawn to found one of their mother’s slippers, with her whereabouts unknown. Her husband had travelled for outside menial jobs.The woman’s lifeless body was later found this morning in an uncompleted building next to the compound she resides, with her skull badly damaged.
A neighbour said that the woman was a very quiet and hardworking house wife in their neighborhood. But alleged that she must have been raped before being killed by desperate miscreants she (deceased) identified.
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