The Ogun State Police Command on Thursday arrested a septuagenarian, identified as Hunsu Sunday, over an allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, said that the 70-year-old man was apprehended based on a complaint made by a relation of the victim at the Ado-Odo Division.
In her own statement, the complainant reported that the victim had been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother
The victim was said to have informed the relation of how her grandfather had been abusing her sexually for quite some time and was feeling strange on her body recently.
Upon this information, the police swung into action. The DPO Ado-Odo, SP Michael Arowojeun, detailed his men and apprehended the suspect, Hunsu Sunday.
The statement said, “On interrogation, he confessed having carnal knowledge of his granddaughter, but claimed that he didn’t know that the victim is pregnant. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.”
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.
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