A 41-year-old man, Raymond Anyanwu, has reportedly raped and impregnated his 15 years old daughter, VANGUARD reports.
Anyanwu who committed the offence at Ajao Estate, Isolo said in a statement that frustration led him to commit the act. Anyanwu. He said:
“I started sleeping with my 15-year-old daughter sometime around January, after I lost my job.
According to VANGUARD, Anyanwu sleeps with his daughter when his wife has gone to work. However, trouble started after the victim’s aunt suspected that she was pregnant. After carrying out a test at home, they discovered she was pregnant.
The victim, it was learned, revealed that her father was responsible for her pregnancy, and the mother decided to play it down as a family issue after her husband beat her up, warning her not to disclose the incident to anyone.
The Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development later alerted the police and the suspect was arrested last Wednesday. Meanwhile, the victim’s mother had arranged for an abortion, which had been carried out before she was rescued and taken into protective custody by the Lagos State government.