40-year-old Victor Emafolomi has been arrested by police in Ogun State for allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old step-daughter. Spokesman for the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest to Premium Times said the suspect committed the crime at Java Agbado in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state, adding that Emafolomi was arrested following a complaint filed by his wife, the victim’s mother.
“The mother, Taiwo Emafolomi, who noticed that her daughter was pregnant, pressurized the girl and she eventually opened up to her mother about how her step-father had been making love to her for quite some time, which resulted to the pregnancy”, he said.
After the pregnancy test on the girl came out positive, the divisional police officer of Agbado, Abioye Shittu, detailed detectives to arrest the suspect.
The State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered that the case be transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour.