by Oge Okonkwo
A female teacher at an undisclosed nursery and primary school around Ilupeju has has been arrested by the Lagos state police command for allegedly defiling a two-and-a-half-year-old girl.
According to sources, it was revealed that the suspect, identified as Funmi, inserted a fork into the little girl’s private part.
It was gathered that trouble started after the toddler came home crying, in an attempt to make her stop, her mother reportedly took her to the bathroom for a shower. The baby reportedly wailed as she reached out to wash her private part.
The curious mother was said to have taken a closer look at her child but could not conclude what the problem was, until the child revealed the alleged deed by her teacher in school.
The mother was said to have reported the case to the police, and the school’s management was informed. But all the teachers reportedly denied, saying the child might not know what she was talking about.
To ascertain the toddler’s claim, all the teachers in the school were said to have been paraded before the child to identify the culprit, in the process of which she pointed at Funmi, following which she was arrested.
Police sources hinted that the case was, Wednesday, charged to a special court after the medical test conducted on the child showed that her hymen had been broken.
However, Funmi denied the allegation. In her statement to the Police, she claimed to be oblivious of the allegation.