3 secondary teachers have been arrested by The Police in Ekiti State for allegedly having carnal knowledge of female students believed to be minors.
The Police Public Relations Officer for Ekiti State Command, Sunday Abutu, said the three suspects currently being detained at the police headquarters in Ado Ekiti were from Osi Grammar School, Osi Ekiti in Ido/Osi Council area and All Saints Grammar School in Ado Ekiti metropolis, The Punch reports.
Abutu said in Ado Ekiti that “the teachers were reported to the police through a petition received from an undisclosed person that the suspects allegedly molested the victims sexually”.
The police spokesperson said, the suspects alleged to have had sexual intercourse with the pupils; “one from Osi Grammar school and two from All Souls Grammar School are in our custody and they are giving us useful information.
“We have invited the victims and they are giving useful information to us as well. But as of now, the victim from Osi Grammar School declined the allegation while being interrogated.
“But we are not resting on that, we will get to the root of the matter,” he said.
Abutu said the victims from All Souls have been invited by the police for interrogation, saying they are yet to give information concerning the incident.