By Osaigbovo Iguobaro Benin
Police in Benin have nabbed a 35-year-old man for allegedly raping and impregnating his 13-year-old daughter.
The suspect identified as Moses Friday started assaulting his daughter, a primary six pupil after the demise of the victim’s mother in 2013 at Okha Community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.
He was said to had impregnated the minor and aborted same last year.
The unlawful act had reportedly drew the anger of neigbours who accordingly gave the suspect the beating of his life, a development that forced him to relocate from the neigbourhood.
Police operatives said the suspect, Moses Friday reportedly committed the crime in his apartment at Okha community, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the State.
Moses was among 75 other suspected cultist and armed robbers paraded by the State commissioner of police, Johnson Kokumo in Benin City.
On how it all started, the victim, Precious Friday said: “One night, my father invited me to his bed and started touching my body.
“I told him to stop, but he threatened to kill me with cutlass if i shout”, he said.