All persons engaged in the alleged sexual abuse of a 10-year-old primary six kid at Chrisland Schools in the Victoria Garden City region of Lagos have been summoned by the Lagos State Police Command.
All parties engaged in the matter have been instructed to report to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, today, according to Lagos Police Public Relations Officer Benjamin Hundeyin.
“All persons involved have been invited to provide a written statement today at the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti,” Hundeyin added. “Further questioning will be done.”
The school’s head teacher, G.I. Azike, is one of the parties involved, as are the parents of the female pupil who allege that their daughter was sexually molested while the school was competing in the World School Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Despite the fact that the female student was one of 76 students who represented the school at the event, which took place between March 8 and 14, 2022, the school administration stated that the claim of rape was unfounded.
Rather, the school claimed that two students engaged in what it called “sexual misbehavior” in a game called “Truth or Dare” after lights out.
The female student (name withheld) was then suspended indefinitely by the school authorities, who said she was “a main actor” in a “immoral act.”
However, the student’s mother claimed in a viral video that her daughter was drugged and raped by some of the school’s male pupils.
IN NIGERIA has previously reported that the Lagos State Government had suspended all Chrisland Schools in the state indefinitely on Monday, pending the conclusion of a security probe.
The event at Chrisland Schools was one of many recent incidences of bullying and molestations in secondary schools.
Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old boarding student at Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos, died from injuries incurred after he was allegedly tormented and sexually raped by senior classmates.
Karen-Happuch Akpagher of Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, died of sexual abuse in June 2021, while Don Davies of Deeper Life High School, Uyo, almost avoided death in December 2020 when his mother raised the alarm of her emaciated son’s alleged sodomy.