Akwa Ibom police have arrested a man identified as Joseph Sunday who raped his daughters, aged nine and thirteen on several occasions.
Concise News learnt that Sunday of Ibesikpo local government area of the state, has been in the act for three years.
According to investigations, the father on several occasions had canal knowledge of his daughters at same time in his home in Ibesikpo.
Sunday who had always threatened them with an idol (mbiam) if they revealed his actions to anyone was exposed when he caught the thirteen-year-old with another man who is said to be her boyfriend.
Reacting, Sunday tried to caution her by beating up the girl who later decided to expose her father’s act.
Meanwhile, the nine-year-old who is also a victim confessed that she was already in love with her father and had enjoyed the act.
Confessing to the crime, the suspect said he rapes his daughters so as to test if his penis still functions well.
“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,” he said.
The Police Spokesperson in the state, SP Odiko MacDon told newsmen that the case would be charged to court.
“Moral Bankruptcy is what is causing all these acts. As a people, we need to take morality in society very seriously.”
“For us in Akwa Ibom State, we take fight against rape, defilement and Gender base 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,” Odiko said.