Vigilantes arrest man for impregnating own daughter in Delta
A mid-aged person identified as Akpokpokpo [first name withheld] for allegedly rape and infest of his own teen daughter has been arrested by a vigilantes group in the Amukpe area of Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of the Delta State Area.
Akpokpokpo was also accused of being the biological father of the abused daughter of a three-month-old baby.
The suspect was reported to have a fleshly knowledge of Mercy Akpokpokpo, his daughter, which resulted in the pregnancy and birth of a three-month-old baby.
It was gathered that the suspect threatened to kill his daughter if she opened up on the issue to anyone.
But the report concluded that, when she could no longer bear the silence, the girl told the vigilant group in Amukpe on Friday, 27 August 2021.
According to sources, Akpokpokpo was arrested for questioning by the vigilante group.
During interrogation, the man reportedly confessed to having slept with his daughter only once “under the influence of alcohol”.
But the victim opposed him, saying that four times her father raped her.
The suspect admitted that he was the child’s father.
The acting police public relations officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe could not be reached for confirmation as of the itme of filing this report.