A 48 years old man, Femi Onifade, was nabbed by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC after he defiled his two underaged daughters in Akure, Ondo State.
NSCDC Commandant in Ondo State, Philip Ayuba, in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the State Command, Olufemi Omole, confirmed that Onifade, 48 years, a welder, defiled his two daughters, aged six and nine years.
Ayuba said the command’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Unit, swung into action to arrest Onifade, on intelligence gathering.
The NCDC Commandant in Ondo disclosed that the suspect residing at No. 27 Liberty Hospital Road, Oluwatuyi, Akure when they were informed about the crime.
Ayuba said the arrest was facilitated by the support of the paramount ruler of Akure kingdom, the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi.
The Statement indicated: “During initial interrogations, the suspect denied the allegations.
“However, we gathered that there had been a long-term disagreement between the man and his wife as a result of constant molestation and maltreatment.
“Onifade Femi always seized the opportunity of his wife’s absence to harass the minors sexually.
“It was revealed that few days ago, the suspect bought a bottle of soft drink, mixed a powdery substance in it and gave the kids to drink.
“Onifade Femi went further to caress the kids and suck their private parts.
“Neighbours reacted on hearing the wailing of the children throughout the night after sending out their mother.”
Ayuba stated that medical reports from the Federal Medical Centre, Akure, showed that the two kids have lost their hymen and their private parts deeply opened.
Ayuba assured that the suspect would be charged to court soon.
He restated the commitment of the NSCDC in combating all forms of criminal tendencies and social vices in Ondo State.