The Police detectives in Ondo State have arrested a 38-year-old man, Sunday Udoh, for allegedly impregnating and procuring abortion for his 15-year-old daughter.
The suspect was said to have been arrested on April 26 at Ile Oluji in Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo council area of the State
According to the spokesperson of the police, Funmi Odunlami, in Akure, the suspect was arrested following a report by some family members at the police station.
Odunlami stated that the father of the girl had taken her to hospital to abort the pregnancy when the case was reported at the station.
She added that the victim’s father when questioned, admitted responsibility for the pregnancy and that they were in hospital to procure abortion for her daughter.
She added that the “Commissioner of Police in the state, Oyediran Oyeyemi has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigations and prosecution”.