By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command, Eleweran Abeokuta on Wednesday arrested one Kayode Oladeinde, 50-year for defiling and impregnating his 13-year old stepdaughter at Olope street Ogijo.
The suspect was arrested following a report from the mother of the victim who complained at Ogijo divisional headquarters.
She said her daughter informed her on Monday that the suspect who is her present husband recently had carnal knowledge of her, as a result, she got pregnant.
She stated further that the suspect having realized that the victim is pregnant gave her drug to abort the pregnancy resulting in her bleeding seriously.
On the strength of the report, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Suleiman Muhammad detailed his detectives to the suspect’s residence where he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect who was dumbfounded when confronted by his wife only pleaded for forgiveness from his wife and the victim who is his stepdaughter.
Investigation revealed that the mother of the victim got married to the suspect after the death of her first husband who was the father of the victim some years ago and had a child for him.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of Police CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution