Operatives of the Ogun State Police command have arrested a 26-year-old teacher, Mathew Adebayo, for defiling a 15-year-old SSS3 female student(name withheld).
The incident, according to the police occurred in a private school around Sango-Ota axis.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report made by the proprietress of the school at Sango police station that she was informed by one of her SSS3 students that the suspect had defiled her repeatedly since the resumption of the school in preparation for the West African Examinations Council.
According to Oyeyemi, the proprietress stated further that the said teacher intimidated the victim by telling her that she would not pass the examination if she didn’t allow him to continue to have sex with her.
He said the suspect had been calling the victim out of the dormitory in the night and taking her to a classroom where he used to have carnal knowledge of her.
“It was when the victim could no longer bear the sexual assault of the randy teacher, she decided to inform the proprietress,” he added.
Immediately he got the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Sango division, Godwin Idehai detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
Oyeyemi said Adebayo has made a confessional statement admitting the commission of the crime.
He added the victim has been taken to hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution .