Traditional ruler in trouble for allegedly defiling teenage daughter

The Baale of Oose Agbedu Ajibawo community in Owode-Yewa area of Ogun state, Chief Rasheed Sholabi, has been arrested by the Police for allegedly defiling his 15 -year- old daughter.

The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said the daughter reported the incident at the Owode Egbado Police station, alleging that the father has been having sex with her since she was 11.

Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), stated the Divisional Police Officer for Owode-Egbado, Olabisi Elebute, led detectives to the traditional ruler’s Palace and arrested him.

The Baale, who initially denied the allegation, fainted later when confronted by the victim and one of his ex-wife, who corroborated the victim’s ordeal.

She told the Police the sexual affairs with the father have affected her private part, making it difficult to control her urinary system.

The girl also told the police she lost her mother when she was barely two and the father did not allow her to know her maternal relations, explaining she was left with the option than to live with him.

She told the Police the unfortunate situation gave the father an unhindered opportunity to sexually abuse her routinely until her incontinence condition developed and had to report him to the Police.

His ex-wife informed the police she caught him while in the act, explaining it was why she walked out of the union.


  1. This news Paper should respect the victim’s age (15) and not show her picture and above all, this news outlet ( committed the greatest sin by not showing the rapist (father) picture.

    • Thanks for your comment. The picture used is not the lady’s picture. and secondly, we do not have her father’s picture as at when filling this report but it has been added. Thank you.