October 26, 2020

Promoting good health

Man rapes, impregnates his teenage daughter

By Onome Efe

Eke Kanu, a 61-year-old has been arrested by the Police under the Lagos State Police Commander for impregnating his 19-year-old daughter. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Bala Elkana, the Spokesman of the Command who revealed this in a statement on Sunday said the case was reported by the Federation of International Women Lawyers on June 12, 2020 at Ikorodun Police State.

Kanu, who was said be a resident at Ebute Road, Igbogbo, Ikorodu was said to be having illegal sexual intercourse with his daughter without her consent. During interrogation, the daughter revealed that her father started having sexual intercourse with her when she was small and threatened to deal with her if she tells anybody.

She added that when her father discovered that she was pregnant, he took her to a chemist where she was given some drugs and injection to abort the pregnancy. DSP Elkana said the victim was taken to Miracle Centre by the Police for medical attention and forensic examination.

Kanu has been arrested and taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti for investigation and persecution.

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