An Akwa Ibom man has been arrested for the incestuous sexual abuse of his personal underage daughters, supposedly to “test” the efficiency of his presumably failing manhood.
Joseph Sunday of Obot Ideng of Ibesikpo Local Government Area, now detained on the state police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, is alleged to have been sleeping with two of his daughters aged 9 and 13, to, in his stunning phrases, “test if my manhood is still functional.”
learnt that Joseph, in his late forties, had been having sexual liaisons together with his younger daughters for over three years at his home in Ibesikpo since he divorced the mom of the ladies who had relocated to Rivers State.
To gag his daughters from divulging the abominable orgy to outsiders, the suspect is alleged to have threatened to kill his them with juju, known as “mbiam” within the native parlance, in the event that they ever spilled the beans.
But the incestuous affair was blown broad open when Joseph caught his 13-year-old daughter with one other man who recognized himself because the lady’s boyfriend, inflicting the jealous father to grew to become livid and beat her up. Angered by the incident, the daughter determined to reveal their secret illicit affair.
At the identical time, her 9-year-old sister, additionally a sufferer of their father’s paedophilic sexual abuse, confessed that she was already in love with him and had loved the act.
In a confessional assertion, the suspect, who admitted to turning his daughters into intercourse slaves, rationalised his actions thusly:
“My wife left me some years ago because of some family issues and relocated to Rivers State. I have been the only one taking care of my daughters. I just want to test if my manhood is still functional using my daughters.”
In an analogous weird case, two males stated to be of their seventies have additionally been detained by the police for allegedly raping and impregnating a 14-year-old lady.
The two previous males are stated to have taken turns to have intercourse the teenage sufferer, till a heated argument ensued between them, with a neighbour, having overheard the character of their argument, deciding to report the matter to the police who ultimately effected their arrest.
According to the neighbour who pleaded anonymity, “I was shocked to overhear two old men arguing over sex about a 14-year-old girl. The one that the girl stayed with accused his friend of always sneaking in to sleep with the girl any time he went out. I was worried about that, and I decided to report them to the police. But the issue is that some boys who said they are from the area are threatening to deal with me if I don’t withdraw the case from police.”
The prime suspect nonetheless stated, “I did not rape the girl. She is my wife. I saw her in a village market, I talked to her and she agreed to follow me to my house and be my wife. But it was my friend who always came to have sex with her each time I went out.”
The younger sufferer, reportedly already pregnant for both of the 2 aged suspects, has been taken to a household disaster facility run by the spouse of the governor, Martha Udom Emmanuel – Family Enhancement and Youths Reorientation Project (FEYReP) – with the police making efforts to hint her household.
Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Odiko MacDon (SP), stated each circumstances could be charged to court docket.
MacDon, who attributed the incidents to ethical chapter in society, urged the general public to report perpetrators of such degenerate acts to the police.
“Moral Bankruptcy is what is causing all these acts. As a people, we need to take morality in society very serious,” the police spokesman remarked.
“For us in Akwa Ibom State Police Command, we take the fight against rape, defilement and gender based violence serious. Some of the suspects are in our custody; some charged to court, some under investigation, while some have been convicted by the court.”