The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Ekiti state has arrested a 52 year-old man, Dennis Agya Kiyeye over conspiracy and murder attempt on his 15 year-old niece.
The State Commandant, NSDC, in Ekiti State, Mr. Solomon Iyamu, while parading the suspect said Dennis Kiyeye defiled and impregnated the girl at Ilupeju village in Gbonyin Local Government area of the state.
In his confession to the NSCDC boss, the suspect said that his niece has been living with him since 2013 after the demise of her mother in Benue state.
“Kiyeye said he had been having carnal knowledge of Gloria for three years and the act has become normal for both of them.
According to him, the incest resulted into pregnancy in 2016, but was kept secret with the help of a quack midwife who assisted them to terminate the pregnancy. Dennis further claimed that the pregnancy was jointly owned by him and one Kunle who happened to be the girl’s school mate in the village.
“Dennis explained that the girl later became pregnant for him again, and due to the shame he had caused himself, he conspired to terminate her life in a nearby bush around the village”
Luck came to her side as the poor girl was rescued by a good Samaritan who reported the dastardly act to the village Head of the community.
The village head, Chief Adebisi Olaoye explained that the suspect is a man of questionable character. After the sinful act became open to the people of the village, his movement became suspicious”.
Chief Olaoye, noted that the people in the village have been watching the suspect to determine the veracity of the information they had heard.
The Village head confirmed the claim that Dennis was arrested by the people while attempting to kill the girl in the village, while the village head promised to support the NSCDC on investigations to unravel the mystery.
The victim who revealed her inabilities to reject the sexual advances of her uncle who she claimed deflowered her said the uncle is responsible for her feedings and upkeep, saying any refusal may land her into hunger and suffering.
“He feeds and shelters me and any attempt to refuse may result into hunger, punishment and deprivation of school fees.”
She therefore called on Non Governmental Organization, NGO, the people of Ekiti and well meaning Nigerians to come to her rescue as medical examination revealed that she has fibroid tumour that is growing along with the baby which may hinder the development of the foetus.
Ekiti Commandant, NSCDC, Solomon Iyamu, who was amazed by the act said that the suspect will be charged to court to serve as deterrent to other wicked relatives who are in the act of defiling their family members or unsuspecting children living with them or under their watch.
Iyamu, urged parents to take adequate care of their girl child against shameless and wicked relatives pretending to be family members.