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Father rapes, impregnates 16-year-old daughter, prosecutor tells court

The man was remanded in prison.

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday remanded a 45-year-old man, Ahmed Akintola, in Agodi prison for allegedly raping and impregnating his daughter.

The Chief Magistrate, Kehinde Durosaro-Tijani, gave the order pending the duplication of the case file by the Directorate of Public Prosecution.

She, therefore, adjourned the case till May 11.

Prosecutor Oluyemi Eyiaromi told the court that the accused unlawfully had carnal knowledge of his 16-year-old daughter.

Mr. Eyiaromi said that the girl was carrying a three months pregnancy for her father, who resides in a one room apartment with her mother and other siblings.

He told the court that the girl said her father always come down from bed to come and rape her on the mat on several occasion.

She said that she complained to her mother’s family but no help was forthcoming.

Mr. Eyiaromi said the offence contravened Sections 357 and 358 of the Criminal Code of Oyo State 2000.


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