The Lagos state police command has arrested a 44-year-old man and his 19-year-old son for allegedly raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl.
Bala Elkana, the command’s spokesperson, announced this in a statement, TheCable reports.
He said the case was reported at the gender unit of the command by the mother of the victim.
Elkana said that the unit received a complaint that a minor was being defiled by her sister’s husband identified as Kabiru Oke of 1, Olatikupo street, Egbeda and his son, Oke Faruq, 19, living within the same premises with his father.
He said the girl had been living with the suspects for some time now, and that her sister’s husband started having carnal knowledge of her since last October.
“The second suspect, being the son of the first suspect, started having unlawful carnal knowledge of the same minor on January 10, 2019,” he said.
“The suspects have constantly threatened to kill the victim if she ever tells anybody about the affairs. The victim exposed them when her mother suspected some changes in her and discovered that she was pregnant.”
The PPRO said the girl had been taken to Mirabel Centre by the gender unit of the police command for medical examination, while the two suspects had been arrested and charged to a magistrate court .
“The case was, however adjourned till May 13, 2019 while the suspects were remanded in Kirikiri Prisons,” he said.