A father was arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly being caught by his son raping his young daughter, police in Nigeria said.
Lagos State police said that they have arrested 40-year-old Emeka Oguzie, after being accused of raping his 7-year-old daughter.
Oguzie of Suite 37, Ojokoro Construction, was charged with two counts of rape and one count of breach of the peace. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.
He was booked into jail and was denied bail. According to the police investigation, the abuse unfolded in the suspect’s home.
The son of the suspect walked into his sister’s room to find his father raping the young girl. The boy told his mother what he saw, and she called the police.
The victim told investigators said her father had been having sex with her for some time.