A 70-year-old man, Hunsu Sunday, has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter (name withheld).
Naija News reports that the Ogun Police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement, said the 70-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
The statement by the police spokesman, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said the 70-year-old man was arrested following a report lodged by the teenager’s aunty at Ado-Odo Police Division that the girl had been serially abused sexually by her grandfather.
DSP Oyeyemi said the 15-year-old granddaughter of the septuagenarian who had been living with her grandfather since her mother died, subsequently had 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.”
The police spokesman added that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.