An administrative staff of the College of Health Technology in Ijebu, Ogun State, Olawale Jamiu, has been arrested by the Police for allegedly raping a student of the college.
Disclosing this is the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, to journalists on Tuesday.
According to Oyeyemi the 39-year-old staff was arrested following a report lodged at llese Ijebu divisional headquarters by the management of the college.
The management of the school reported that the victim was raped when she went to collect her school file from the office of the suspect. On getting there, the suspect was alleged to have dragged the victim into the file room and raped her.
Following the incident, the victim reported to her guardian who in turn reported to the authority of the school.
“Upon receiving the report, the DPO of Ilese Division CSP Amuda Ajibola quickly detailed his detectives to the college where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect who initially denied the allegation was dumbfounded when confronted with the apologetic message he sent to the victim after his devilish act.
“The victim has been taken to state hospital ijebu ode for medical treatment.” Oyeyemi said.
Furthermore, Oyeyemi added that the State Commissioner of Police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.