FLASH: Maths teacher arrested for rape in Ogun state

DAILY GIST HUB gathered that a secondary school teacher in Ogun State identified as Lateef Olaniran, has been arrested for raping a young lady whose name is withheld.

Lateef Olaniran, said to be a native of Ipokia in Ogun State, is a Mathematics teacher at Ebenezer Grammar School, Iberekodo, a town situated in Abeokuta.

He is an employee of the Ogun State Teaching Service Commission with the number, OGNO.30650.

The State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Adijat Olaleye, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.


According to the state commissioner for women affair, Olaniran was arrested on Saturday, when a member of her team got a call from a young lady reporting that she had been raped by a man.


The Commissioner said the Ministry swung into action and located the victim, who she said was taken to a laboratory for different tests before she was later led to the police station to make a report.


“We thereafter went with the police to the accused home but after several knocks, he refused to open the gate. We were able to locate the brother to the house owner who assisted us in gaining access to the compound,” she explained.


Adeleye stated that when they got into the compound of the suspect, “we heard a girl’s cry for help, and with the support of the police, we caught Mr. Olaniran Lateef Adewale a secondary school mathematics teacher at Ebenezer Grammar School Iberekodo, Abeokuta.”


The Commissioner added that the girl crying in the teacher’s room during his arrest also accused him of “forcibly having sexual intercourse with her and threatening to kill her if she does not ask her family to send him money.”


Adeleye confirmed that the suspect has been remanded at the Ogun State Police Command Headquarters for futher investigations.

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