A teacher in Ogun State, Azunyere Chima, 23, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old pupil.
The suspect, an Art teacher, was alleged to have lured his victim to his residence at 2, Unity Close Aseese, Ibafo under the guise of helping her with a practical work.
According to the police, the victim’s father filed a complaint at the police station noting that Chima overpowered the young girl and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
“On getting to his house, the suspect dragged her into his room, overpowered and forcefully had sex with her as a result of which the victim was bleeding seriously from her private parts,” said police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement on Monday.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was promptly arrested and made confessional statements to the police.
He said the victim has been taken to a hospital for medical treatment, adding that the Commissioner of Police Kenneth Ebrimson has directed that the suspect be transferred to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for proper investigation and prosecution.”