Policemen attached to the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly raping his daughter for eight years in Ikotun.
The Lagos State Police Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana said in a statement that the incident was reported to the police by the suspects wife before he was arrested.
“On May 09 at about 2:30pm, a 45 years old woman (name withheld) reported at Ikotun Police Station that her husband, Ede Tyndale of Kajola Street, Ikotun is committing incest with their 19 years old daughter (name withheld).
“Trouble started when the woman noticed some strange behaviours from her daughter and decided to find out why the sudden disrespect towards her father.
“The survivor opened up to her mother that her father started having sexual intercourse with her when she was 11 years old.
“That he often threatened violence whenever she resist him. That the father instilled so much fear in her that she finds it difficult to report to anybody.
“The suspect was arrested by detectives from the Family Support Unit. He confessed to the commission of the crime.
“After a thorough investigation into the case, the suspect was charged to Chief Magistrate Court ll Ogba on five count charges of Incest, Rape, Sexual harassment, defilement and Sexual assault.
“He was remanded in Police custody while the case was adjourned to 15/06/2020 for hearing.” Elkana said.