Dad Impregnates Teenage Daughter, Takes Her for Abortion to Cover His Crime

National   |   Micaiah Bilger   |   Dec 20, 2019   |   4:30PM   |   Washington, DC

Police arrested a 42-year-old Nigerian man recently after he admitted to raping his 16-year-old daughter and then taking her for an abortion to cover up his abuse.

The crime report adds to the evidence that abortions and abuse often are connected, and abuse victims frequently feel pressured or forced into aborting their unborn babies.

The New Telegraph reports Taofeek Oyeyemi, 42, of Ewekoro, Nigeria, is accused of sexually abusing his 16-year-old daughter multiple times over the past six months.

Ewekoro Police Public Relations Officer Abimbola Oyeyemi said they arrested Oyeyemi after the girl’s mother filed a complaint. Police said the mother, an ex-wife of Oyeyemi, learned of the abuse after her daughter continued to bleed after the abortion.

The mother also told police that her ex-husband took their daughter away from her by force six months ago and forced the girl to live with him, according to The Nation Online.

After being arrested, police said Oyeyemi admitted that he had sex with the girl several times.

The Guardian reports the incident is being investigated as a human trafficking and child labor crime.

Abortions and abuse are closely linked. Women and girls frequently feel coerced or forced into aborting their unborn babies. And sometimes when they refuse, they are abused or killed.

Studies of victims of sex trafficking indicate they often are pressured or forced to abort their unborn babies so they can continue working.

Several studies also have linked domestic violence to abortion. In these cases, some women were forced or pressured by partners into having abortions, while others believed having an abortion would help them escape abuse. A 2011 study in “Obstetrician and Gynaecologist” found that almost 40 percent of the women seeking abortions had a history of physical abuse and relationship problems. As LifeNews previously reported, another study found that as many as 64 percent of post-abortive women say they felt pressured to have an abortion.

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Here are other reports LifeNews has covered in recent years:

Texas – Man Jailed for Life After Killing His Pregnant Girlfriend Because She Wouldn’t Abort Their Baby

California – Man Forced His Girlfriend at Gunpoint at Take Drugs to Kill Her Baby in Abortion

Wisconsin – Man Allegedly Slipped Abortion Drugs into Pregnant Girlfriend’s Drink

England – Man Tries to Force Girlfriend to Abort Their Disabled Baby: “It Would be Cruel to Have a Baby Like That”

Indiana – Teen Kills Pregnant Girlfriend After She Waited Too Long to Get Abortion: “I Took Action, I Took Her Life”

Tennessee – Man Kills Girlfriend and 4-Month Old Baby, She Refused to Abort So He Could Escape Child Support

New York – Attacker Kills Woman 5 Months Pregnant, New York’s New Abortion Law Says Her Baby Isn’t a Human Being

Utah – Man Reportedly Killed His Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend Because She Refused to Have Abortion

Virginia – Doctor Convicted of Spiking Pregnant Girlfriend’s Drink with Abortion Drugs

Hawaii – Man Stabs His Girlfriend More Than Two Dozen Times Because She Refused an Abortion

California – Man Hired Hitman to Kill His Girlfriend and Unborn Son Because She Refused Abortion

Florida – Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Tricking Pregnant Girlfriend into Taking Abortion Drugs

Norway – Man Convicted of Killing Unborn Baby after Slipping Abortion Drugs into Girlfriend’s Drink

Indiana – Man Charged with Attempted Feticide for Allegedly Spiking Girlfriend’s Drink with Abortion Herbs

New York – Man Convicted of Attempted Murder after Secretly Giving Girlfriend Abortion Drugs

Pennsylvania – Abortion Doc Allegedly Tried to Force His Girlfriend to Abort Their Baby, Then Beat Her When She Refused

Colorado – Man Uses a Skewer to Force His Girlfriend to Abort After She Refuses Demand to Have an Abortion

Indiana – Man Tries to Force Pregnant Girlfriend to Have Abortion By Poisoning Her Drink

England – Man Jailed for Tying Up His Girlfriend, Forcing Abortion Drugs Into Her Vagina