A 58-year-old man from Agbura community, Yenagoa Local Government, Bayelsa State was on Thursday arrested by the police for allegedly impregnating his two daughters.The suspect, also made several attempts to rape his third 14-year-old daughter who reported the sexual harrasment to the school counsellor and the Ministry of Women Affairs was thereafter notified.In the course of investigations, it was revealed that the suspect had already impregnated two of his daughters.
One of the daughters, 23, was said to have conceived twice for the father but mysteriously lost the babies at birth.The second pregnant daughter was said to have relocated from the community out of shame.Their 21 year old brother says, he noticed the shameful acts at the age of 12 and that his father once inflicted machete cuts on him and his elder brother for daring to challenge his actions.
“Our mother had reported the matter to the members of the family. On that day, our father nearly beat my mother to death. Each time the issue came up, my father would beat my mother,” he said.The suspect is currently in detention.