Nigeria, April 5 -- A 49-year-old man arrested for raping his daughter in Ogun State has said he engaged in the act because his wife was no longer sexually attractive, police spokesperson Abimbola Oyeyemi has said.

Mr Oyeyemi in a statement on Monday said the suspect, Williams Akpan, committed the crime at Itele Ota community located in Ado-Odo-Ota local government area of the state.

The police said the arrest followed a report lodged at Itele Ota Divisional headquarters by the victim, who told officers that her father had been sexually abusing her since she was seven. She added that the act had been going on for five years.

The police spokesperson said upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Itele Ota division, Monday Unoegbe,...