Lagos father impregnates daughter, gives her drugs to terminate it

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Our news men were told that after impregnated his daughter, he took her to a chemist, where drugs were administered to terminate the pregnancy.

A 61-year- old Eke Kanu, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly impregnating his daughter at their place of residence on the Ebute Road, Ikorodu area of the state.

The state Police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, said in a Sunday statement that the victim was taken to the Mirabel Centre for examination and medical care, adding that the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department had taken over the case.

According to the police,  “On June 12, 2020, around 3.30pm, the Ikorodu Police Station received a complaint from a member of the FIDA that one Eke Kanu, 61, of Ebute Road, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, was having unlawful sexual intercourse with his 19-year-old daughter without her consent.

“The victim stated that her father started having sexual intercourse with her when she was young and threatened to deal with her if she told anybody about it. She further stated that when her father discovered that she was pregnant, he took her to a chemist, where she was given some drugs and an injection to terminate the pregnancy. The victim has been taken to the Mirabel Centre by the police for medical attention and forensic examination.

“The suspect has been taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.”

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