arrested a 47-year-old trader, Uchena Elumadu, for allegedly raping his
15-year-old daughter in the Agege area of the state.
raised the alarm which drew the attention of neighbours and residents
of Martins Street, New Oko Oba, Agege, where the incident happened.
incest was discovered by the girl’s mother on Monday, September 19, the
suspect fled the house.
two girls and one boy. The victim is the first child and she is in JSS
3. He had been sleeping with her for a long time. He started sleeping
with her in 2015.
a casual worker at the airport and she is most times on night duty and
does not sleep at home. What he does is to sneak into the room at
midnight while the other children are asleep. He will wake the girl up,
rape her and give her drugs to prevent pregnancy.
around. He woke up and went to the room to wake up the girl, not knowing
that his wife was awake and observing everything.
immediately referred to the Gender Unit of the Lagos State Police
Command headquarters, Ikeja, where a manhunt was launched for the
arrested at his house on Friday after the police got a tip-off that he
was around, added that the suspect thought that the case had died down.
Officer, Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the incident, said the victim had
been admitted to Police College Hospital, Ikeja.
reveals that the suspect had on different occasions raped the daughter,
after which he administered drugs to her to prevent her from getting
that the father on countless occasions woke her up in the middle of the
night to rape her mostly when the mother was on night duty.
intercourse with the victim. The father admitted to raping her on three
occasions, blaming the act on the devil. The victim is currently
admitted to Police College Hospital, where she is receiving treatment.
This is in partnership with Mirabel Centre and the Lagos State
University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, where medical examination will be
carried out on her.”