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70-yr-old held for allegedly impregnating 15-yr-old granddaughter in Ogun


By Kunle Akinrinade

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 70-year-old man, Hunsu Sunday, for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter (name withheld).

Police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said the septuagenarian was arrested on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

A statement issued by Oyeyemi, said the septuagenarian was arrested following a report lodged by the teenager’s aunty at the Ado-Odo Police Division that the girl had been serially abused, sexually, by her grandfather.

Oyeyemi said that the girl who had been living with her grandfather since her mother died, said she had been experiencing a funny feeling in her body.

The statement said: ‘’The report made the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ado-Odo Police Station, SP Michael Arowojeun to send detectives to the scene, where the old man was arrested.

“When interrogated, the suspect confessed to having carnal knowledge of his granddaughter, but claimed that he didn’t know that the victim is pregnant. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.”

Oyeyemi added that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, 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.

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