65-yr-old Church Elder Rapes, Impregnates Own Daughter

A 65-year-old man narrowly escaped lynching over the weekend in Imo state following accusations that he impregnated his 17 year-old-daughter.

The man, an elder of a Pentecostal church was besieged by angry youths of Kalabari Beach in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, who dragged him out of his home and beat him up until he was rescued by a lawyer.

According to the youth, the man is responsible for his daughter's five-month-old pregnancy.

Vanguard reports that the pregnant girl is the man's first daughter whom he had with his second wife who is late.

During an interview, the 65-yr-old confessed that he forcefully started sleeping with his daughter about five months back. Since then, he has has sex with her six times and he blames it all on the devil.

The victim said her father, a junior student of St Michael’s Secondary School, Orsu-Obodo, said her father had threatened to deal with her after raping her the first time.

She also revealed that he had concluded plans to sell her baby on delivery.

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