BY GBENGA ARIYIBI
ADO EKITI — A 57-year-old vice -principal of a school, Mr. Taiwo Ajayi, has been caught defiling a 12-year-old student of his school.
According to a police statement in Ado Ekiti, yesterday, Ajayi was said to have allegedly committed the offence inside his office at Saint Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole Ekiti.
According to the police image maker, Mr Victor Babayemi, one of the staff in the school had reported the matter to the police after suspecting the movement of the young girl (names withheld) inside the vice principal’s office.
According to Babayemi, “the witness became apprehensive when the student, after spending a considerable time in the VP’s office, did not come out.
“The witness went near the door and discovered it was bolted from behind, she knocked and the movements, sounds and subsequent demeanor of both the suspect and the victim gave them away.”
According to the police image maker, investigation revealed that the suspect had a similar case in the past which was not reported and added that the victim also admitted that the suspect had carnal knowledge of her on his table.
“The report of a medical examination confirmed that the victim’s hymen is not intact,” Babayemi said
Ajayi was, however, said to have denied the allegation
“With the evidence against him, he will soon be arraigned in court for defilement,” according to the police.