The Police in Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, have arrested the 44 year old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Ogo Oluwa parish, Owode Egbado, Ogun State, Oluwafemi Oyetola for allegedly forcefully having sex with his daughter, 24, name withheld on three occasions which led to pregnancy three times.
The victim, according to police reported the matter at the Owode-Egbado Police Station that her father had been forcefully having sex with her since 2015 when she was 19 years old shortly after her mother died.
She stated that she got pregnant for her father three times, and that because he he does not want the public to know about the matter, her father took her to a nurse where the pregnancies were terminated.
The victim also said: “after the third pregnancy and it’s termination, my father forced me to undergo family planning procedure to stop further pregnancies.”
She explained that it was at that point she understood that her father was out to ruin her life and she ran away from home and reported her ordeals to a Non Governmental Organization, Advocacy for Children and vulnerable Persons Network.
The NGO led her to Owode-Egba Police Station to report the matter leading to the arrest of Oyetola.
The Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident and said that the DPO of Owode Egba Police Division, Olabisi Elebute led detectives to the Pastor’s house to arrest him, adding that during investigation, Pastor Oyetola confessed to the crime and said he had sex with his daughter and impregnated her three times.
Oyeyemi said that the pastor had been handed over to the SCIID department for further investigation.