Operatives of Lagos state police command’s gender unit have arrested one Kabiru Oke with age (44) and his 19-year-old son, Oke faruq for alleged defilement and subsequently impregnating a 13-year-old girl.
The two suspect indeed happen to be father and son and was arrested at their residents with a location at olatikupo street in Egbeda after the gender unit of the command received complain of defilement of a minor reported by the mother of the minor against the husband of her elder sister
A statement made available to urban express news online through the Lagos state police public relation officer Dsp Bala Elkana said; the victim whose name is withheld live with the perpetrators for a couple of years.
Elkana said the unholy affairs between the minor and the first suspect started on the 20th of October, 2018 with the suspect having constant sexual intercourse with the survivor.
“The second suspect Faruq Oke, being the son of the first suspect started having unlawful carnal knowledge of penetration on the same minor on the 10th of January 2019”
He said the suspects have constantly threatened to kill the victim if she ever tells anybody about their heinous crimes
“The victim eventually exposes them, this she did when her mother suspected some changes in her and discovered that she was pregnant”
Elkana said the survivor was taken to mirable centre by its gender unit for further medical examination
"The two suspects have been charged to court and the judge has ordered that they are remanded in kirikiri prison while matter adjourned till 13 05-2019 for further hearing "
In another related development, another victim, who is said to have been suffering in the same challenges also had her breakthrough after the matter was equally reported to command’s gender unit for prompt response coming with her confession to her grandmother.
The suspect with name Marainerume Alfred with Age (45) is said to be a residence of Oke itunu church close within ejibgo metropolis accordingly, was said to usually call his victim into his shop while on her way back from school
The statement put further that the mother of the victim who laid the complaint stated that the suspect lives on the same street with the victim and that he took undue advantage of it to perpetuate the heinous act
“The suspect known as (Marainerume Alfred) sells Nigerian films within the victim’s residence, and has been allegedly using that unlawfully to his advantage to have sexual intercourse with her in the shop”
The Lagos state police spokesman said in a statement that the crime started from May 2018 up to 27 of March 2019.
Elkana said the suspect in his confessional statement to police revealed that he turned the victim into his sex partner after he divorces his wife back in May 2018.
“The matter was discovered on the 27th of March 2019 by the victim’s grandmother who perceived some odour from the body of the survivor when she returned home and subjected her to questioning”
The Police Spokesman said the victim opened up to her grandmother and narrated the whole story, she further stated that the suspect threatened that she will die if she ever discloses it to her parents”
He said the suspect usually give her some drug to take an equal mix of salt and water for her to take after sex to prevent her from getting pregnant
“Investigation is going on, and the suspect will be charged to court for defilement, the statement read!