Court remands teacher for sexually assaulting 7-yr-old pupil in Ilorin

The Kwara State Family Court has ordered the remand of a teacher, Akorede Hammed, in Correctional Service Centre, over alleged sexual assault on a seven-year-old pupil.

The Police First Information Report revealed that the girl narrated how she was molested to her father at home.

In a bid to address the issue, the police report stated that the victim’s father, wrote a complaint to the Area Command Metro, Ilorin, narrating how her daughter was allegedly sexually abused.

The girl, through the complaint, said Hammed took her Basic ll girl to a toilet, at His Grace School, Oyun branch in Ilorin, and locked her up so as to conceal the crime from the knowledge of the passersby.

She added that Hammed removed her pant and started molesting her private part with fingers.

Police investigation revealed that, Hammed, who was the victim Yoruba teacher, absconded from the school to an unknown place until he was later seen and arrested by the detective of the Area Command Metro.

Our correspondent gathered that the prosecutor, Adisa Adigun, however, prayed the court to remand the defendant in the basis that punishment for the offence is seven years in prisonment and that it’s against humanity.

Magistrate Lawal remanded the defendant while the matter was adjourned to 30th of this month.

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