Mahmoud who is Etsako area of Edo State confessed to the unlawful act in an interview with pressmen at the State Police Headquarters in PortHarcourt, the suspect said he started having carnal knowledge of the girl when she was eleven year old.
It was gathered that Mahmoud married the victim's mother but later divorced her when she was very little.
The man explained that he was always under spiritual attack anytime he has carnal knowledge of his own biological daughter, he however appealed the authority not to abort the pregnancy as he's ready to face the consequences his crime.
In his words, Mahmoud said :
“This is a battle that I have tried to fight over the years and it seems to be much bigger than me because I look at my daughter and I won’t know what is happening to me.
“And even my daughter, I don’t know what is involved with her too because the thing looks like a spiritual problem. It happens to me as if I am in a trance.
“I decided to submit myself because I don’t want to do it anymore. If my going to prison will liberate her, good and fine. But my happiness is that I am relieved,”
An official of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Mrs Kaine Harry the victims confessed to her that her father started having carnal knowledge of her since she was 11 and each time she refuses to provide her needs anytime she refuses.
Mrs Harry further said the Social Welfare Ministry later reported the incident to the police which led to the suspect arrest.
The Police Public Relations the command, SP Nnamdi Omoni said the suspect will soon be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.
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