Police in Jigawa state have detained a 38-year-old schoolteacher for allegedly abducting and raping his student.
The act was allegedly carried out on January 1 by Zubairu Musa, a classroom teacher at Government Day Senior Secondary School in Wurno.
During questioning, the suspect allegedly confessed to the crime. ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, a Jigawa police spokesperson, said in a statement:
On January 3, 2022, at about 1745hrs, one Sabiu Sa’idu of Wurno Village Birnin Kudu LGA, reported that on January 1, 2022, at about 1600hrs one Zubairu Musa abducted his student and raped her.
The suspect, who is a classroom teacher at Government Day Senior Secondary School, Wurno, abducted his female student from Wurno Village to one house in Dutse metropolis, spent the night and had carnal knowledge of her.
Both the victim and suspect were taken to the Sexual Assault Referral Center at Dutse General Hospital for medical examination.
Musa will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.