Crime

Ogun Police Arrest Middle Aged Man for Incest

Ogun state police command has arrested a fifty two years old man, Jimoh Mutaliu for unlawfully impregnating and procuring abortions for his 16 years old niece.

According to the Command spokesman, Mr. Oyeyemi Abimbola in a statement made available in Abeokuta the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters by the victim’s father.

He said the victim father had reported that his sixteen years old daughter has been impregnated his brother, an uncle to the victim.

Mr. Abimbola said the victim father also reported reported that the suspect had earlier procured abortions for the victim on two occasions. 

The police command spokesman said the suspect had confessed to the crimes.

He said the victim had been taken to the  hospital by the police for medical attention.

The Ogun state commissioner of police, Mr. Edward Ajogun had ordered the transfer of the suspect to state command for further investigation and prosecution. The police commissioner also expressed worry about the rampant cases of incest in the state and advised mothers to be watchful of their female children.

Wale Oluokun

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