A 48-year old Nigerian paedophile, Slyvester Ehiyele, who allegedly raped his own daughter, 7, and 15 month-old grand-daughter has been charged to court and remanded in prison custody at Ikoyi in Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.
He was charged before Yaba Magistrate’s Court with indecent assault, defilement and unlawful carnal knowledge of the victims.
The police in Lagos State had paraded Ehiyele for the alleged crime and thereafter the matter was transferred to SCID, Panti, Yaba for further investigation where he allegedly confessed to the crime.
Ehiyele allegedly defiled and raped the victims at his house at Kolawole Sebili Street, Iyana-Ejigbo, Lagos when he was alone with the victims.
He was however caught after the baby started crying persistenly and blood was coming out from her private part.
Ehiyele ‘s wife, alleged that she kept her granddaughter who is 15 months old with her nanny and when she returned home, she noticed that the baby was crying.
On inspecting her body, she noticed blood stains on her private part.
When she asked what happened, her seven-year-old daughter said it was her dad that did it.
The daughter also alleged that he had raped her on numerous occasions.
The girl said her father, Ehijele, had sex with her several times, adding that he used to promise to buy her goodies and toys before the act.
She said he usually had sex with her on a daily basis whenever her mother was not home.
"Whenever my mom is not at home, he grabs me, forces his hand over my mouth and then inserts his penis into my private part.
He promises to buy me a car, cake and biscuit but he doesn’t buy anything for me.
He also threatens to use a knife to remove my eyes anytime I threaten to report to my mother."
The victims were later taken to Isolo General Hospital where doctors confirmed that they had indeed been deflowered.
The matter was reported to the police and Ehiyele was arrested, paraded and charged to court on a five-count charge of indecent assault, defilemen and rape under the Criminal Code.
When the matter came up, the court transfered the matter to a family court because of the age of the victims.
Ehiyele was remanded in custody pending when the court will determine the matter.
Some of his neighbours said that his wife left him because of the same attitude and after much plea, she came back and now he had defiled the victims.