A 15-year-old student of Osadenis Mix Secondary School in Asaba, was arrested by police for allegedly raping his 14-year-old schoolmate.
Reportedly, the rape victim was approached by the suspect and two other students after going to the bottom of the school to urinate on Monday 4 November. According to reports, his screams attracted students and teachers to the scene of the accident.
Delta State Police public relations officer (PPRO), Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident, said police officers from Asaba Division “B” were able to arrest one of the suspects only when the others two fled.
It was also learned that the parents of the rape victim are struggling to solicit the accusation against the suspect, as reportedly seeking an out-of-court settlement.