A Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court has ordered the prison remand of a teacher of Maromipin Nursery and Primary School, a private school in Makoko, Lagos, for allegedly raping a 10-year-old pupil.
The 34-year-old teacher, Tunde Mudashir, was arraigned by the police on one count of sexual assault before the presiding magistrate, Mrs. A.F. Adeeyo on Monday. PUNCH Metro learnt that Mudashir had tricked the primary 3 pupil, Sandra, to one of the deserted classrooms on a Thursday on the pretext that he wanted to give her extra coaching.
It was gathered that during the purported coaching, Mudashir told the victim to spread her legs, which she did. As Sandra tried to question Mudashir’s instruction, he reportedly resorted to force, removed her pants and raped her. He was said to have covered her mouth when she wanted to cry for help. Our correspondent was told that Mudashiru warned her against divulging the act to a third party, threatening to kill her if she did. Read more