Ibadan— A 20-year-old primary school teacher is in police net in Ibadan for allegedly raping a 10-year-old boy. The man, whose name was given as Collins Obi, was caught after allegedly having anal sex with the boy.
While confirming the incident, Commissioner of Police, Mr. Samuel Adegbuyi, through his Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the bubble burst when the mother of the abused boy reported the matter after her son confided in her and related what happened between him and his teacher.
He said: “The Oyo State Police command has arrested a teacher in Ibadan for having anal sex with one student. The 20-year-old primary school teacher, Collins Obi, was arrested for having anal intercourse with a boy aged 10 years.
“The suspect, who was also an extra-moral class teacher to the victim, committed the unlawful act on November 7, when he lured the little boy to a house in the neighbourhood at Asaka, Itamaya area, Ibadan where the offence was committed.”
The police spokesperson explained that the arrest of the suspect was made following report made at Iyaganku Police Station by the victim’s mother.
After the victim reported the incident to his mother, detectives from the police arrested the suspect in his hideout.”
During interrogation, the police claimed that the suspect confessed to the crime and disclosed that he was introduced to sodomy by an older friend now at large.
The victim was taken to the hospital for medical attention.
According to him, Adegbuyi had directed immediate arraignment of the suspect in court after completion of discreet investigation by the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.
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