Sirajo Ahmed, a 25-year-old teacher of the Royal Science Academy School, has been arrested for allegedly defiling his seven-year-old pupil.
Ahmed allegedly committed the crime at his office on the school premises around Alkaleri, in the Alkaleri Local Government Area in Bauchi State.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday, adding that Ahmed, after being arrested, confessed to the crime.
“Around 9.30am on September 6, 2022, a team of detectives attached to the Alkaleri Division, arrested one Sirajo Ahmed, 25, of the Royal Science Academy, Alkaleri, for defiling his seven-year-old pupil,” he said.
“Information received at the division indicated that on August 13, 2022, around 10am, Ahmed, of Unguwan Ajiya Alkaleri, who is a classroom teacher at the Royal Science Academic School, Alkaleri, deceitfully lured his seven-year-old pupil into his office at the said school and defiled her. During the investigation, the suspect voluntarily confessed to the crime.”