Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Lagos Command arrested a 46 years old man, Mr. Chinedu Ifeleka on the 6th September, 2019 for sexually abusing his 14 years old daughter, Chinwendu Ifeleka at Mapowu street, Ojo Lagos state.
The suspect,Chinedu started abusing the victim in 2016 when she was 11 years old. This incidence according to the daughter happened twice when she was 11 years old. The victim said she reported to her mother but no action was taken.
In her statement,the victim, Chiwendu said her father sexually abused again on the 9th of August, 2019 While her mother was away at her paternal grandmother’s place. Stating that her father woke her up at about 2:25a.m and started touching her inappropriately after which he had carnal knowledge of her. This incidence she reported to her mother.
The suspect in his statement admitted to committing the crime but insisted he had carnal knowledge of his daughter once. The Victim’s mother,Mrs Florence Ifeleka in a separate statement said she was scared to report the first two incidence because the suspect,her husband threatened to deal with her ruthlessly if she did.
The Commandant,Mr. Cyprian E.Otoibhi, in his statement while addressing the press said “the suspect will face the full wrath of the law and will be handed over to the appropriate agency for further investigation and prosecution.
He further stated that this is a heinous crime and all perpetuator of such,When caught will be made pay dearly. Reiterating the corps mandate of protection of critical infrastructure as well as protection of lives and properties, the Commandant said the corps will not rest on its oars in ensuring a crime free Lagos. He enjoined the populace to avail the corps and other security agencies with necessary intelligent information to rid the state of all forms of crimes”.
Credit: Ijoba Ibile TV