Olaoluwa Jimoh, a 45-year-old man in Ogun state has impregnated his 19-year-old daughter and blamed the devil for his evil deeds.
Mr Jimoh, who resides in the Ode-Remo area of the state, was on Thursday arrested by the police, according to a statement by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, force spokesperson.
”The randy father was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Ode Remo Divisional Headquarters by the victim,” the statement reads. ”The victim alleged that her father raped her many times and threatened to kill her if she informs anybody.
”The victim lived with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect invited her to live with him.
“Upon the report, the DPO in Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to committing the crime but claimed that he was used by the devil,” the statement added.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.