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Police arrest man for raping daughter

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a fifty-two-year-old man Adebayo Akinrinoye for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his 16-year-old daughter.

The suspect was arrested after the Agbado divisional headquarters received a petition from the survivor that her father was sexually abusing her.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the arrest of the suspect in Abeokuta.

He said the survivor alleged that her father had been abusing her since she was 14 years of age.

Mr Oyeyemi said the suspect confessed to the crime and pleaded for forgiveness from his daughter. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the family support unit at the Ota area command for further investigation and prosecution.

Reporting by Olusegun Folarin; Editing by Tina Oyinsan