A septuagenarian, Hunsu Sunday, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force in Ogun, on Thursday, over allegation of impregnating his 15 year-old granddaughter.
The 70 years old man, according to a statement by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, was apprehended based on a complaint made by a relation of the victim, at the Ado-Odo Division.
The complainant said the 15 years old has been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother.
The victim was said to have informed the relation about how her grandfather had been sexually abusing her.
In a statement by the DPO Ado-Odo, SP Michael Arowojeun, his said his men has been arrested.
The statement by the DPO Ado-Odo, SP Michael Arowojeun, he said: “On interrogation, he confessed 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 State Commissioner of Police, CP 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 for further investigation and prosecution.