A 15-year-old student of Osadenis Mix Secondary School in Asaba, whose identity was not revealed has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping his 14-year-old schoolmate.
According to reports, the suspect and two other students, followed the victim as she went to back of the school to urinate, her cry for help reportedly attracted students and teachers to the scene of the incident.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Onome Onovwakpoyeya who confirmed the incident said policemen from ‘B’ Division in Asaba were only able to arrest only one of the suspects as the other two escaped.
It was further learnt that the parents of the rape victim are having a cold feet in pushing for prosecution of the suspect as they are reportedly looking for an out-of-court settlement.
Source: Linda Ikeji