Adeniyi Adeleke, a 27-year-old-father, has reportedly confessed that he slept with his own daughter for money ritual.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ondo State Command, Funmi Odunlami, said that the suspect was arrested by police detectives over the allegation.
The PPRO said that the suspect, “A 27-year-old father, Adeniyi Adeleke, confessed (that) he had carnal knowledge of her 10-year-old-daughter, Hannah Alo, to use her for money rituals.
“On 16th April, 2022, at about 14:40hours, one Bosede Alo ‘f’ of Idoani reported at the Idoani Division, that sometimes in the month of March 2022, at about 15:00hours, one Adeniyi Adeleke ‘m’ aged 27years called her daughter, Hannah Alo, ‘f’ aged 10years old to his room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
“On receipt of the information, detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect. Upon interrogation, he confessed to having committed the crime (saying) that he wanted to use her for money ritual.
“Items recovered are a ring and pieces of red clothes.”
The suspect, alongside others, would be charged to court, Odunlami said.