The Nigerian Civil Security and Security Corps, NSCDC, Lagos state command, arrested a father on Monday who allegedly raped his 14-year-old daughter for up to three years.
Chinedu Ifeleka, 46 years old and father of three children, was arrested in the area of Ojo, in the state of Lagos.
The suspect, who claimed to be a furniture manufacturer, claimed to have made love with his daughter under alcohol control.
Ifeleka always made love with his daughter whenever his wife left and without warning of his brothers.
Cipriano Otoibhi, commander of the NSCDC, said the suspect had raped the victim since 2016 when he was 11 years old.
She spoke in her statement, the victim revealed that her father sexually abused her again on August 9, 2019, around 2:25 am, while her mother visited her grandmother, claiming that her father woke her up and he began to touch her. private part and other parts of his body.
“When the information got to the commandant, our officers who were in the area where the incident occurred were directed to go after the suspect and in the process, the suspect was arrested,” he said.
Otoibhi said the suspect would face the full wrath of the law and would be handed over to the appropriate agency for further investigation and prosecution.
However, the suspect, Ifeleka confessed to have committed the crime, but claimed he had carnal knowledge of his daughter once, adding that: “I am appealing to my daughter to forgive me, because what I did to her was under the influence of alcohol.”
The victim’s mother, Mrs. Florence Ifeleka said she was afraid to report the incident to the security agencies because her husband threatened to divorce him.
“When I couldn’t bear it anymore, I had to discuss it with my friend who later reported the matter to the NSCDC officers in our area, which was how my husband was arrested and detained. I still can’t believe my husband can do such to his daughter,” she said.