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Court Arraigns Teacher For Allegedly Raping Underage Student Inside School Laboratory

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The Justice of the Peace Court docket sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, has remanded a instructor at L. A. Secondary Faculty, Ipetumodu within the Ife North Native Council of the state, Mr. Lawal Afolabi in jail custody for allegedly raping an underage pupil of the varsity, AMILOADED experiences.

Chief Justice of the Peace A. A. Adebayo remanded the instructor in Ilesa Correctional Centre after he was arraigned on a rely rape, regardless of his not responsible plea.

The cost learn in full, “That you just Lawal Afolabi Morufu, on November 13, 2021, through the faculty hours at L.A. Secondary Faculty laboratory, Ipetumodu, in Ife Magisterial District did have carnal data of 1 lady (title withheld), understanding full properly that she is a baby of tender age and thereby dedicated an offence, opposite to and punishable below part 358 of the Legal Code, Cap 34, Vol II Legal guidelines of Osun State, 2003.”

Upon his plea, his counsel, J. O. Oladayo urged the court docket to grant the defendant bail in liberal phrases and guaranteed that dependable individuals can be supplied to face for his bail if granted.

Nonetheless, the police prosecutor, Inspector Adepoju Kayode, objected the bail software on the bottom that instances of rape have been rampant within the state.

Additionally, a counsel from the Osun State Ministry of Justice, Samson Okpara, appeared earlier than the court docket and utilized that the court docket enable the state authorities to take over the matter.

Chief Justice of the Peace A. A. Adebayo dominated that the case file be handed over to the ministry of justice and remanded Afolabi in Ilesa Correctional Centre.

The Justice of the Peace additionally ordered that the matter be transferred to Ipetumodu Justice of the Peace Court docket

It was gathered that the sufferer, aged 13, was one of many Junior college students assigned to brush the varsity laboratory.

In accordance with the sufferer’s father, a few of the faculty prefects had assigned her and different college students to brush the laboratory and she or he was the final particular person to depart the place.

“The instructor (Afolabi) was already there and he raped her there. He threatened her to not inform anybody, however she ultimately summoned braveness to show him,” the daddy alleged.

The sufferer’s dad and mom later reported the matter to the varsity administration earlier than Afolabi was confronted. The matter was additionally reported to the police, which led to the suspect’s arrest.

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