52-yr-old uncle impregnates, aborts for 16-yr old niece in Ogun - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

52-yr-old uncle impregnates, aborts for 16-yr old niece in Ogun

Jimoh Mutaliu

Ogun State police command on Tuesday arrested 52-yr old man, Jimoh Mutaliu for unlawfully impregnating and procuring abortions for his 16 years old niece (namewithheld)

According to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Jimoh Mutaliu was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters, Abeokuta by the victim's father.

The father of the victim told the police that he discovered that his 16 years old daughter had been impregnated, and on an enquiry, it was discovered that his own brother who is also an uncle to the girl is responsible for the pregnancy. 

He reported further that, he also discovered that the man had been having carnal knowledge of the victim for quite some time now and that he had procured abortions for her two times. 

Upon the report, the Dpo Adatan division, SP Abiodun Salau was said to have detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy uncle was promptly arrested. 

On interrogation, the suspect allegedly made confessional statement that he actually committed the crime while also affirming that he had procured two abortions for her with the help of a nurse. 

The victim was said to have been taken to hospital by the police for medical treatment and report .

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has 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.

The CP, who expressed worry about the rampant cases of incest in the state advised mothers to be very watchful of their female children and monitor their relationship with men.

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