The Police in Niger State has arrested a man named Basiru Audu for sexually abusing and raping his own daughter in his house at London Street, Minna, the state capital. The 30-year -old man on July 16, sneaked into the children’s room and had raped her while the wife traveled to their home town, Daura, Kastina state.
Confessing the man said that he had been having sex with underage girls before he sexually abused his own daughter.
“I blamed my wife for not being around when I needed sex, she travels a lot and that was why I had to sleep with my daughter; what a shameful thing.
“That night, I was having a burning sensation to have sex and since my wife was not around, I had no option but to sleep with my daughter to ease off tension,” he confessed.
He was arrested after neighbours observed that the victim was walking awkwardly and on inquiry, were informed by the girl that her father “put something in her private part.”
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, said the suspect had confessed to the crime and regretted his action