Femi Onifade, an artisan based in Ondo State has been apprehended for allegedly defiling his two daughters.
Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps arrested Onifade over the weekend in Akure, the state capital.
SaharaReporters gathered that the welder defiled his two daughters aged seven and nine at No 27 Liberty Hospital Road, Oluwatuyi, Akure.
Philip Ayuba, Commandant of the NSCDC in the state, said Onifade had been having disagreement with his wife for a long time due to constant molestation and maltreatment.
He added that the man usually capitalised on his wife’s absence to harass his two daughters sexually.
According to him, the suspect always bought a bottle of soft drinks and mixed it with powdery substance before giving it to the kids to drink.
Ayuba further disclosed that residents in the neighbourhood raised the alarm after hearing the wailing of the children in the night
He said, "So, medical examination from Federal Medical Centre Annex in Akure revealed that the two daughters have lost their hymen and private parts deeply opened."
The NSCDC boss said the suspect would be charged to court for justice to take its course.