Man Impregnates Daughter in Ondo State, Court Imprisons Him


A man identified as Peter Moses has been imprisoned for allegedly impregnating his daughter.

The 36-year-old man who was arraigned before a Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ore, Ondo State was accused of committing the offence between November 2020 and January 2021 in Asewele Korede town in the Odigbo Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect, arraigned before the court on two counts bothering on unlawful sexual intercourse, pleaded guilty to the charges and also urged the court to temper justice with mercy.

Thereafter, the police prosecutor, Jimoh Amuda pleaded with the court for adjournment as the police had just commenced investigations into the matter and will also seek legal advice from the state Ministry of Justice, the magistrate Mr F.O. Omofolarin ordered that the defendant be remanded in a correctional service centre.

The case was adjourned till February 21, 2021.