A man has blamed his actions on the devil after the police nabbed him for forcibly sleeping with his 15-year-old stepdaughter in Ekiti State.
The Nigerian man Ojo Babatunde, was arrested by the juvenile Welfare Centre (JWC) of the State CID, in Omuo-Ekiti on Friday, July 22.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abutu Sunday, in a statement on Wednesday, July 27, said, “The victim, who is already 4 months pregnant, claimed that the suspect, Ojo Babatunde, who is also her stepfather, had unlawful carnal knowledge of her several times before and after she became pregnant.
She explained that the stepfather started r,aping her when the mother gave birth through Caesarean Section and had to spend about three weeks in the hospital leaving her and the step father at home.
According to her, the stepfather used to have unlawful carnal knowledge of her at home when her mother is away and often times lures her to the farm and defile her after which he will thre@ten her never to tell anyone or face the consequence.
During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime and claimed it was the handwork of the devil.”