Pastor impregnates daughter, procures abortion three times
A 44-year-old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church, Ogo-Oluwa parish, Oluwafemi Oyebola, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping, impregnating and procuring abortion for his daughter three times.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the cleric had been living with his daughter since his wife, the victim’s mother, died a few years ago.
He was arrested following a complaint by his daughter at the Owode-Egbado Divisional Police Headquarters.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.
He said the victim told the police that her father had been forcefully having carnal knowledge of her since 2015 when she was 19-year-old shortly after the demise of her mother.
The PPRO said, “The victim further reported that she got pregnant for her father three times after which her father took her to a nurse where those pregnancies were aborted.
“After the third abortion, the suspect did family planning for her so she would not get pregnant again.”
Oyeyemi said the victim, upon realising that her father was out to ruin her life, ran away from the house and reported to a non-governmental organisation, Advocacy for Children and Vulnerable Persons Network.
“Consequent upon which she was taken to the Owode-Egbado Police Station to complain.
“After the report, the DPO Owode-Egbado division, SP Olabisi Elebute, led her detectives to the pastor’s house where he was promptly arrested.