According to the Police, a private secondary school teacher in Ogun State, Mathew Adebayo, has admitted to serially raping a 15-year-old candidate during the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The teacher has was arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of an under age.
Spokesman for Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told DAILY POST that the said teacher was arrested when the proprietress of the unnamed school reported the incident at Sango police station.
The school owner had opened up to the police that she got information from one of her SS3 students that the suspect has been raping her repeatedly since the resumption of the school in preparation for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
“The said teacher intimidated the victim by telling her that she will not pass the WAEC exams, if she didn’t allow him having 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 could no longer bear the sexual assault of the randy teacher, she reported to the proprietress,” Oyeyemi said.
The DPO of Sango Police Division, CSP Godwin Idehai, acting on the report, mobilised his men to the scene and arrested the suspect.
“He has since then made a confessional statement admitting the commission of the crime,” said the Police PRO.
Also, Edward Ajogun, the State Commissioner of Police, has ordered that the case be transferred to the Anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State CIID.