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WARRI – A man in his mid 40s, Lucky Akuna, popularly known as Orutebe and his son are currently on the run for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his daughter, Elizabeth Akuna, 14, resulting in her getting pregnant.
The suspect who was said to have admitted being responsible for the pregnancy is an indigene of Ogulagha kingdom, Burutu local government area, Delta State and husband of two wives.
He was reportedly stripped to his undies, booed by residents and taken to the community hall of Ugboroke where he resides in Uvwie council area and consequently sanctioned by the community leaders.
A source in the community told Vanguard that the bubble burst when upon interrogation, the girl who had started showing signs of pregnancy, disclosed that her father was responsible for the pregnancy.
The source who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “This is not the first time he is indulging in such act as he also impregnated his niece on two separate occasions.
“The girl upon further interrogation also revealed that aside her father, her elder brother from another mother who is also on the run, deflowered her and had also been sleeping with her.”
Confirming the incident to Vanguard, a source at the Warri ‘B’ Division were the case was reported, disclosed that one of the wives of the suspect, Grace Akuna was arrested in connection with the incident.
“The wife has since been released following intervention by an Ijaw monarch. But we are still looking for the man and his son,” the source added.