Adewale Adeleke a 35 year old driver in Ikotun Lagos state has been arrested for allegedly sexually defiling and molesting his two daughters.
His two daughters who are 13 and 10 respectively confessed that their father Adeleke has been sleeping with them since 2011, about two years. The eldest of the two alleged that their father was the one who deflowered her.
“Our father sleeps with us frequently. The first time he slept with me, I saw blood coming out of my private part and he used singlet to clean me up,” she said.
PM News reports;
The two girls are now under police protection while their father will be arraigned at the Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court later today by the police.The act was exposed when the Vice Chairman, Freelance Broadcast Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, Demola Olota, Mrs Esther Ogwu of the Esther Child Rights Foundation and Mrs Mary Olasupo of the Compassionate Women arrested the alleged culprit and handed him over to the police.It was gathered that Adeleke allegedly admitted that he had been defiling his daughters since 2011 and that he should be forgiven.He was quoted as saying that the devil pushed him to have sex with them and that whenever he felt the urge for sex, he defiled his daughters.Mother of the children, Kemi Adeleke, who left her husband last year to Ibadan, Oyo State was shattered when the news that her estranged husband had been sleeping with their children was broken to her, saying she could not eat for two days.Kemi said she left her husband because he was an irresponsible man.She said she is the one that feeds the family and even on top of that she gets seriously beaten up by her husband.According to her, when she left for Ibadan, she left the children with her mother but her husband went there to bring them back home.Executive Director, Esther Child Rights Foundation, Mrs. Esther Ogwu, described the man as wicked for defiling his two girls for two years, saying that her foundation would ensure that justice is done in the matter.She stated that when she interviewed Adeleke at the police station, he admitted to the act, adding that the foundation was trying to see if the children’s mother could take custody of the children when she arrives from IbadanWhen contacted, Lagos State Police Command, Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ngozi Braide confirmed the arrest of the suspect, saying that he would be arraigned in court soon.