A teenage girl has brought the news of her father having intercourse with her for 8 years, to the fore.
The 19 year old lives in Ikotun area of Lagos State, with her 50 year old father, who has since been arrested by men of Family Support Unit, Lagos State Police Division.
The man, known as Mr. Ede Tyndale has been having carnal knowledge of her daughter since she was 11.
The girls mother told authorities that she started suspecting the two when she noticed her daughter disrespecting her father.
Her reaction was to beat and scold the girl, until she decided to use dialogue which brought the matter to the fore.
Explaining to detectives, the teenager, said, “ Yes, daddy has been sleeping with me since I was 11 years old. He deflowered me. Whenever I resisted, he would threaten to beat me. He also threatened to kill me if I refused or told anybody. I kept quiet because I was scared I could be killed”.
A spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, DSP Elkana Bala, confirmed the arrest. He said, “ The suspect confessed to the commission of the crime. After a thorough investigation into the case, the suspect was charged to the Chief Magistrate Court ll, Ogba, on five-count charges of Incest, Rape, Sexual harassment, Defilement, and Sexual assault.”
He added that the suspect was remanded in Police custody while the case was adjourned to today for hearing.