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Father raped his 12-year-old daughter every Tuesday and Wednesday night over 6 month period

By Tanya Clark 11:24 AM November 26, 2017
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A father began raping his pre-teen daughter after his wife filed for divorce and left their home, according to police in Nigeria.

Lagos police said that they have arrested 35-year-old Emmanuel Idoko after being accused of raping his 12-year-old daughter.

Idoko has been charged with defilement of a minor.

If convicted, he faces up to 14 years in prison.

Idoko was booked into jail and Magistrate Sule Amzat set bail at $555.

According to the police investigation, the abuse took place after Idoko’s wife filed for divorce and left the home.

Idoko remained at the family home along with his two daughters, 12 and 9.

Earlier this year, Idoko began having sex with his 12-year-old daughter.

Idoko walked into his daughter’s bedroom in the middle of the night, undressed her, and rape her.

The girl told police that her father raped her every Tuesday and Wednesday.

After six months of abuse, the girl told a mandated reported that Idoko was raping her twice a week.

The girl was taken to a hospital for a medical examination.

When doctors confirmed that the girl was raped, they called the police.