The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested 47 years old security guard, Jacob Obomerelu over how he allegedly had canal knowledge of his 18 years old biological daughter Modupe Jacob.
According to the spokesman of the NSCDC in the State Babawale Zaid Afolabi, the incident occured at the suspect’ workplace at No 24, Awolowo street, Tanke, Ilorin on Monday, 6th of December.
The statement read in part “On Tuesday 7th December, 2021, we were tipped off by one Alhaja Mariam Bello, who claimed that Modupe who happened to be her adopted daughter was raped by her biological father, adding that the victim used to live with her at her Isale Gaa Akanbi residence but moved out to stay with her dad after little misunderstanding between her and the victim”. Babawale narrated”
He disclosed further that Modupe reportedly had misunderstanding with Alhaja who adopted her in 2017 when her mother separated with Jacob and since then was staying with the woman. The victim joined her father in the gatehouse of where he was working as security guard and it was during the night of her first stay with her father that the incident occured
In her statement, Modupe narrated how she begged her father not to rape her. But all her pleading fell on father’s deaf ear and later gave her 1000 naira to buy drug to flush her system.
In his confessional statement, Jacob, who hails from Edo State and father of four children admitted to have committed the crime but blame it on the devil as he was not really aware that he was doing it.
Afolabi, however said that the Kwara state’s Commandant of NSCDC Iskilu Ayinla Makinde has been briefed of the incident and the suspect will be charged to court after the completion of the investigations.