Teacher Arrested for Serially Raping WAEC Candidate

Written by Akeem Alao

Mathew Adebayo, a teacher in a private secondary school, has been arrested for raping a 15-year-old student on several occasions during the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination.

The Ogun State Police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that the said teacher was arrested when the proprietress of the unnamed school reported the incident at Sango police station.

The owner of the school had told the police that she got information from one of her SS3 students that “the suspect had been raping her repeatedly since the resumption of the school in preparation for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination.”

She stated further that the said teacher intimidated the victim by telling her that she would not pass the WAEC exams if she didn’t allow him to have sex with her.

“He has been calling the girl out of the dormitory in the night and taking her to a classroom where he used to have carnal knowledge of her,” the proprietress said.

When the victim could no longer bear the sexual assault of the “randy teacher, she reported to the proprietress.

With the report, the DPO of Sango Police Division, CSP Godwin Idehai, reportedly detailed his men to the scene where the suspect was arrested.

Police spokesman said, “He has since then made a confessional statement admitting the commission of the crime.”

The victim, it was gathered, has been taken to hospital.

The State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the case to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State CIID.



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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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