Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a person, Kingsley Achugbu who was alleged to have raped his residence assist and 2-year-old organic daughter.
This was made recognized in an announcement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, on Tuesday.
The case was stated to have been reported by the house assist on the FESTAC Division of the command in firm with a baby rights activist, Justina Nelson of Advocates for Children and Vulnerable Peoples Network.
The minor, who was molested by her father, has been taken to the hospital for medical examination to assist additional investigation, police stated.
It was additional acknowledged that the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the matter be transferred to the Gender Unit of the Command for additional investigation and attainable prosecution.
The police boss has additionally appealed to most of the people to at all times report all circumstances of sexual harassment and domestic-based violence to the police or any obtainable related authorities companies and non-governmental organisations for needed motion to eliminate the societal menace within the state.
The assertion learn, “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has once more vowed to battle sexual offences and domestic-based violence headlong in Lagos State.
“The police boss made the pledge at the moment Tuesday twenty second June 2021, whereas reacting to a case of alleged defilement of a minor by her organic father and sexual harassment of his spouse’s housemaid, on the Command Headquarters, Ikeja-Lagos.
“The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, reiterated his zero tolerance for such sexual offences like Rape, Defilement, Sexual Harassment and Assault, Domestic-Based Violence, and so on which have been the order of the day in our society; and promised to work hand in hand with related authorities companies and non-governmental organisations to battle the societal menaces to a halt in Lagos State and by extension, in Nigeria.
“The police operatives connected to Festac Division of the Command, on Monday twenty first, June 2021, arrested one Kingsley Achugbu, of Festac Area, Lagos, for alleged sexual harassment of his spouse’s housemaid (identify withheld) and his organic daughter of two years previous.
“The housemaid had reported the matter to the police at Festac Division, within the firm of 1 Mrs Justina Nelson, of Children and Vulnerable Persons Network and the police swung into motion instantly. The 2-year-old survivor has been taken to the hospital for medical examination and knowledgeable report for additional investigation.”