The Bauchi State Police command has commenced investigation into the case of a 42-year-old man, Mr James Dantayi, who is an assistant headmaster of Jibril Aminu Primary School, Bauchi for allegedly raping a nine-year-old pupil of the school.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, yesterday, in Bauchi, said when the police received the complaint of a rape incident in the school, it investigated the matter by visiting the school and the suspect arrested.
A reliable security source in Bauchi told newsmen that the victim was a primary three pupil.
According to the source, “the victim who is a pupil of Jibril Aminu Primary school was raped by their assistant headmaster after school hours.
“When the girl got home, her parents became suspicious of their daughter’s disposition and decided to investigate it.
“After interrogation, they discovered that she was raped by the assistant headmaster.”
He said the police visited the school the following day and arrested the suspect while the victim was taken to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital Bauchi for medical examination.