Police arrest teacher for alleged sexual assault in Borno

Police arrest teacher for alleged sexual assault in Borno

By Yakubu Uba, Maiduguri.


The Police in Borno have arrested a female teacher, simply identified as Aunty Zara, for allegedly sexually assaulting a four-year-old pupil in Maiduguri.


The spokesman of the Command, ASP Sani Kamilu, confirmed the arrest on Saturday in Maiduguri.


Kamilu said that the suspect, a teacher at a private school in Maiduguri, had been apprehended last week, adding the police had commenced investigation into the case.


He said that upon completion of investigation, the case would be referred to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for the next line of action.


The victim farther who reported the case to the police, Hassan Dala said he noticed the victim’s urine was reddish in colour.


“Initially, I presumed it to be a symptom of infection. I took her to hospital, and they told us what the problem is.


“When the mother asked her, the victim told us what the teacher did to her.


“The victim said that the teacher cuddled, gave her breasts to suck and inserted finger in her private part.


“We have reported the matter to the police. What we want is justice,” he said.

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