Mr Modestus Eze , the principal of Seat of Wisdom Secondary School, Okija, has allegedly defiled of one of his male students to coma. According to the report, the incident happened on Sunday in the community, and a source who got information of the act reported to the police, leading to some officers storming the residence of the principal, but he fled before their arrival.
The PPRO of the Anambra State police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, however, confirmed the incident, saying that a team of policemen were immediately dispatched to the home of the suspect, but he was found to have fled his abode.
According to Mohammed, a source who spoke to Tribune, the suspect allegedly had an unlawful carnal knowledge of the innocent student.
“The scene of the crime was visited by Police detectives attached to Okija Division and upon search, some charms and Juju deities spread with a red substance suspected to be fresh blood were also discovered in some isolated rooms within the school premises.
“The victim has been taken to the hospital for medical examination,”
It took the intervention of the Divisional Police Officer and some eminent persons in the Area to restore normalcy and pacify rampaging youths, from the community who were irked by the action of the principal – They had converged at his home, threatening to take the laws into their hands by burning down his house.
Mohammed, however, assured that police had intensified efforts to track down the suspect, apprehend and bring him to face the law.
He said the officers had to cordon off the scene of the crime, while also dispersing irate youths who had converged to carry out jungle justice on the principal.