A Nigerian man, identified as Sunday Udoh, has been arrested for allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter in Ondo State.
The 38-year-old was picked up by police officers attached to the Ile-Oluji Division after he attempted to abort the pregnancy resulting from his illicit affair with his daughter.
It was gathered that Udoh took his daughter to a hospital in Ile-Oluji, headquarters of Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area of the state, to abort the pregnancy.
However, the health workers at the hospital developed suspicion and contacted the police who thereafter moved in to arrest the suspect.
The Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, who confirmed the incident said,
“On 26th of April, 2022, Policemen attached to Ile-Oluji Division received a complaint of an attempt to procure an abortion by one Sunday Udoh ‘m’, Aged 38, at a health care centre in Ile-Oluji.
“During the investigation, it was revealed that the suspect was attempting to procure abortion for her daughter (Name withheld) of about 15 years old whom he has been having sexual intercourse with.”
She also disclosed that the case has been transferred to the Gender Office of the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, at the Police headquarters in the state.