The police command in Gombe has arrested a 38-year-old teacher for defiling four pupils. The pupils, aged eight, nine, 12 and 14 years, are sisters.
ASP Mahid Abubakar, the command’s spokesman, said this in a statement.
Abubakar said the suspect, Abubakar Muhammed, was arrested for alleged s3xual assault.
The police spokesman said the suspect was arrested on March 7 at about 11:00 a.m. following complaints from the pupils’ father, Adamu Ali, who reported that the sexual assault was committed between January and March.
“The suspect, who resides in Malam-inna quarters, Gombe, committed the offence at the Islamiyya school located in the same community. The victims were taken to the hospital for medical examination,” he said.
He further stated that the suspect had confessed to the crime.