I Raped My Daughter, Man Tells Court
Taboo! Taboo!! Taboo!!!
The reaction of the persons in court was that of shock and you could hear it outside the courtroom as they chorused; Yeeeee!!! Olumide Akinleye has committed an abomination.
Mr Akinleye shocked them when he admitted that he raped his own daughter.
The man, who lives in Odo-Ona Elewe in Ibadan, is facing trial at Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan for carnal knowledge of his 18-year-old daughter in their apartment.
Mr Akinleye is 45 and he will remain behind bars pending judgment, in line with the decision of the Court on Friday.
Chief Magistrate Modina Akanni, who gave the ruling, said Akinleye should be kept in police custody until when hearing would begin.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the lustful father had admitted committing the offence.
Earlier, Police Prosecutor, Sunday Fatola, told the court that Akinleye had defiled the teenager on several occasions.
“Akinleye, who is cohabiting with his daughter in his one-room apartment, raped her several times between September and December 2017.”
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He said the girl had confessed during investigation that she confided in her father’s friend about the several sex bouts against her will.
The offence contravened Section 214 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Oyo State 2000.
The case has been adjourned until January 25 for facts and sentence.