A 52- year- old Ogun State man named Jimoh Mutaliu was on Tuesday, September 21 arrested by the men of the Ogun State police command for allegedly impregnating and trying to abort the baby for his 16 years old niece who could not be named or show for her protection.
Based on the statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who is the spokesperson of the state police command, stated that the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters by the victim’ s father.
The report surrounding the news has it that the nan noticed that his 16 years old daughter had been impregnated. At first, he thought it was one of the young guys in their neighborhood that impregnated his daughter. He was however shocked to know that his brother who is also an uncle to the girl is responsible for the pregnancy.
During probing from the girl, he reported further that he also discovered that the man has been having carnal knowledge of his daughter for quite some time now and that he has procured abortions for her on two different occasions without anyone noticed.
He could not stomach it when all that information was revealed to him. He then proceeded to report the matter to the DPO of Adatan division, SP Abiodun Salau who now detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy uncle was promptly arrested.
” On interrogation, the suspect made a confessional statement that he committed the crime, he also affirmed that he had procured two abortions for her with the help of a nurse.
The victim has been taken to hospital by the police for medical treatment and report’ ‘ the statement from police PPRO read in part.
The PPRO also stated that the state commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the anti- human trafficking and child labor unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution if there is enough evidence linking him to the crime.