A traditional ruler in Ogun State, Rasheed Sholabi has landed in Police net for allegedly defiling his 15 -year- old daughter.
The Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said the Divisional Police Officer for Owode-Egbado, Olabisi Elebute, led detectives to the traditional ruler’s Palace where they arrested him.
Sholabi, is Baale of Oose Agbedu Ajibawo in Owode-Yewa area.
His arrest came after the daughter reported at the Owode Egbado Police station that he has been having sex with her since she was 11.
She told the Police that the sexual relations with her father have affected her private part, making it difficult to control urine.
The girl also told the police she lost her mother when she was barely two and the father did not allow her to know her maternal relations, meant she had no options but to live with him.
The Baale, who initially denied the allegation, fainted later when confronted by the victim and one of his ex-wife, who corroborated the victim’s ordeal.
He was taken to the hospital where he was resuscitated.
His ex-wife informed the police she caught him while in the act, explaining it was why she walked out of the union.
The victim has been taken to the Stella Obasanjo motherless baby home, Abeokuta, for safety.
Oyeyemi said the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and diligent prosecution.