A 44-year-old Nigerian Pastor, Oluwafemi Oyebola of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Ogo Oluwa parish in Ogun state, has been arrested for allegedly raping his daughter on several occasions.
The suspect was arrested after his 24-year-old daughter lodged a complained to the police.
The pastor was picked up by men of the state police command and investigation revealed he got his daughter pregnant three times and forced her to abort the pregnancy each time.
The victim had reported at the Owode-Egbado divisional headquarters that her father has been forcefully having sex with her since 2015 shortly after her mom passed away.
She disclosed she got pregnant for her father three times but he took her to a nurse who terminated the pregnancies, each time .
After the third pregnancy was terminated, the suspect did family planning for her to prevent pregnancy.
The victim revealed she became frustrated of the incidents and evil act and gathered the courage to report a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) – Advocacy For Children And Vulnerable Persons Network who led her to the police station.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who conformed the incident said the pastor was immediately arrested after the case was reported at the police station.
The pastor made a confessional statement thathis daughter’s allegation were true.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.