A 33-year-old teacher of Government Girls Secondary School, Minna, identified Abdullahi Shaba, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping a 16-year-old SS2 female student.
According to the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Niger State, ASP Bala Elkana, the matter was in court and the suspect had been remanded in prison custody.
The PPRO noted that the teacher, who is married with three daughters, admitted having canal knowledge of the student but denied forcing her when she requested N100 from her as transport fare.
It all started when the teacher invited the victim to one of the offices, saying he had a message to deliver to her. "On entering the office, the teacher sat close to her and asked whether she had a boyfriend, to which she replied in the negative and thereafter the teacher started touching her to the extent that he removed her underwear and had s3xual intercourse with the female student," the PPRO narrated.
After, the girl came out weeping and drew the attention of her friends to whom she narrated the incident while the case was reported to the vice principal of the school.