By Ehi Ekhaor
A 45-year-old man, Ahmed Akintola was yesterday, remanded in prison by an Iyaganku Chief Magistrate’s court in Ibadan for allegedly raping and impregnating his daughter.
The case was adjourned to May 11.
According to Prosecutor Oluyemi Eyiaromi, the accused unlawfully had carnal knowledge of his 16 years-old daughter.
The Prosecutor disclosed that the girl is presently carrying a three months pregnancy for his father who lives in a room apartment with her mother, and other siblings.
Quoting the girl, Eyiaromi said her father father had come down from the bed to rape her on the mat on several occasions, adding that she complained to her mom’s family but no one took it seriously.
Eyiaromi said the offence contravened Sections 357 and 358 of the Criminal Code of Oyo State 2000.