The Ogun police command said it had arrested a teacher in a private secondary school (name withheld) Mathew Adebayo for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 15 -year -old student of the school (name withheld).
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Friday.
According to Oyeyemi, the teacher was arrested following a report by the proprietress of the school who reported at Sango police station that she was informed by one of her SS3 students that the suspect had been raping her repeatedly since the resumption of the school in preparation for the WAEC examination.
“She stated further that the said teacher intimidated the victim by telling her that she will not pass the WAEC exams, if she didn’t allow him have sex with her, consequence upon which he has been calling her out of the dormitory in the night and taking her to a classroom where he used to have carnal knowledge of her.
“When the victim can no longer bear the sexual assault of the randy teacher, she decided to inform the proprietress.
“Upon the report, the DPO Sango division CSP Godwin Idehai detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“He has since made a confessional statement admitting the commission of the crime.
“The victim has been taken to hospital for medical attention,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Cp Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti human trafficking and child labor unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution