National Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested a Junior Secondary School, JSS, a 35 years old teacher at Dan Zomo in Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area of Jigawa State for allegedly raping a 12-year-old female student.
Jigawa State commandant of NSCDC, Dr. Mohammed Gidado, who confirmed the arrest, said the corps’ investigation had proven the accused guilty.
He said the girl also confirmed during investigation that the teacher had defiled her several times before the last one, which was inside the toilet of his office.
The accused, who is married with children, also admitted committing the crime and pleaded for mercy, saying it was the handiwork of the devil.
Gidado disclosed that the medical report carried on the girl was being processed by the hospital, adding that when it was ready, it would further support the prosecution of the case.