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The Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command said it has arrested a 48 years old Welder, Onifade Femi on account of sexual defilement of his 6 and 9 years old daughters respectively.
This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Philip Ayuba, State Commandant of NSCDC and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Command Public Relations Officer, Olufemi Omole on Sunday in Akure.
Ayuba explained that the command based on intelligence gathering by officers and men, the Anti-Human Trafficking and illegal Migration Unit of the command swung into action and arrested one Mr Onifade Femi, aged 48 years and a Welder by profession who reside at No 27 Liberty Hospital Road, Oluwatuyi, Akure.
According to him, arrest was however made easy through the effort of His Imperial Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II; the Deji of Akure Kingdom who handed over the suspect as he had earlier escaped to the Palace.
“During interrogations the suspect, Onifade Femi, initially denied the allegations but we later gathered that there has been a long term disagreement between the man and his wife as a result of constant molestations and maltreatment.
“Onifade Femi always seize the opportunity of his wife’s absence to harass the minors sexually.
“It was further revealed that few days ago the suspect, Onifade Femi, bought a bottle of soft drink, mixed a powdery substance (drugged) with it and gave the kids to drink.
“Onifade Femi went further to caress the kids and suck their private parts. The neighbours reflected on hearing the wailing of the children throughout the night after sending out their mother,” Ayuba said.
According to him, Medical examination from Federal Medical Centre Annex in Akure however revealed that both the 9 and 6 years old kids have lost their Hymen and their private part deeply opened.
The NSCDC boss, who said that the suspect would be charged to court for justice to take its course said that the state government had shown interest in the case and the welfare of the children had been fully guaranteed.
The state commandant reassured the public of safety and adequate protection of lives and property as the command was poised to eradicating all forms of criminal tendencies and social vices in Ondo State.