LAGOS: Greater Scholars Under Fire For Protecting Staff Who Allegedly Assaulted Four-year-old Pupil

... Police Commences Investigations


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The police in Lagos have detained Mr. David, a security guard at Greater Scholars International School in Lekki, for allegedly raping a four-year-old student.

In a widely read tweet, Omolomo @TheVawulence said that the Greater Scholars student had been beaten, sexually assaulted, and warned not to tell anyone by the guard.

But the youngster told her father.

When the pupil’s father reported the incident to the authorities at the Ajiwe authorities Station, The Tweep said that he received threats from thugs.

The tweet reads;

So a 4 year old girl was r*aped by the security of a school in lekki Lagos the name of the school is Greater scholars international school

The father of the girl went to report the case to the police but the owner of the school brought thugs to threaten him.

The child’s father had promised to call back, but as of the time of publication, he had not done so. As a result, attempts to contact the child’s parents were unsuccessful.

Police Reacts

Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, stated that the suspect was in custody and a medical test had been conducted on the pupil.

He tweeted;

The suspect has been arrested and is still in custody. A medical report that would ensure a conviction is expected. We don’t pander to emotions but deal with evidence to prove issues beyond a reasonable doubt.

Also, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Agency, in a statement on Twitter, said the pupil had been referred for medical and psychosocial support.

Alleged defilement of a four-year-old by a security guard at Greater Scholars Int’l School on May 3rd, 2023; we received a report of this case though our toll-free line and acted promptly by referring the child for medical and psychosocial support.


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