New Telegraph reports that a nursing mother, Blessing, has revealed how her elder brother, Frederick, 35, started having s*x with her when she was 13 years old, leading to her becoming a mother at 15.
Blessing’s defilement was discovered after she delivered a baby girl at Stella Obasanjo Hospital, in Edo State.
Frederick was almost lynched after he collected the baby from his sister at the hospital and attempted to dump it in a refuse dump, claiming that the baby was dead. .
He was attacked by an angry mob after it was found that the baby was alive and kicking. He has since been taken into custody by the commissioner for Women Affairs.
According to Blessing:
“My brother has been sleeping with me since I was 13 years old. Sometimes last year, he sent his wife out of their matrimonial home for about eight months.
He sent her out, so that he could have his way with me on a daily basis. I had no one to cry to because he is my eldest brother. We lost our mum when I was 10 years old; this made me to stay with him.
He promised to marry me despite all odds. He told me that I should not terminate the pregnancy. He said that once I was delivered of the baby, he would get someone to take the baby and we would become rich.”
The baby and her mother were released to the officials of the Ministry of Women Affairs after some documents were signed by both parties.
On his own part, Frederick said he returned home one day and realised that his sister looked like his wife. He said that he decided to do what husband and wife used to with her. .
He insisted that he couldn’t recall whatever happened after then. The suspect, who claimed that Blessing was 17 years old when he defiled her, insisted that she clocked 18 years in January.