A male teacher has been accused of sodomizing a 13-year-old male pupil in Ogun State.
43-year-old Joshua Olufemi, who teaches Mathematics at the Heritage Group of Schools in Ofada Town, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, allegedly defiled the pupil through the anus and this reportedly occurred no fewer than six different times inside his room.
The mother of the pupil, identified simply as Stella, said her son told her that the suspect had been raping him during lesson hours on the suspect’s bed, a source told Punch.
Subsequently, the mother approached the Owode Egba Divisional Police Station to report the matter.
The suspect was arrested by the police on Thursday.
Until his arrest, he was teaching Mathematics at the junior secondary school and Further Mathematics at the senior secondary schools of the Heritage Group of school.
The Owode Egba Divisional police have begun an investigation into the matter after arresting and detaining Olufemi for the alleged crime.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Odutola Omolola, who confirmed the suspect’s arrest, told the publication that an investigation was ongoing to unravel more details about the teacher’s conduct.