The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 52-year-old Paul Akpederi from Delta for reportedly raping his 15-year-old daughter, Rose, for over three years shortly after separating from her mother. The alleged incident reportedly happened at their home in Adegbite Street, Ori-Okuta, Ikorodu, Lagos State.
Rose whose abuse in the hands of his father, this started when she was in JSS 3 until she got to SS 2 in her new school, was changed from her old school by her Dad when the secret got to the knowledge of a teacher. However Paul was arrested after Rose’s former teacher was said to have run into her sometime in October 2017, and told a friend about it who then alerted the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender through the agency’s social media platform.
It was gathered that the teacher informed Rose’s Pastor at a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, who counseled her after inviting her father and that was the end of the case. Rose revealed that her father slept with her at least three times in a month, and always poured his semen into her private parts and he never used contraceptives.
A social worker who helped in Rose’s rescue said anytime he slept with her, he would tell her not to tell anybody. The girl said she could not tell people because she thought nobody would believe her.”
It was gathered that she was placed on medication over complaints that she had yet to see her menstrual period, just as some growths were allegedly spotted in her private parts.
It was gathered that the result of the tests, which had been given to the police, showed that Rose’s hymen was broken and there was “continuous penetration” of her private parts.