A 40-year-old school proprietor in Ado Ekiti , the Ekiti State capital, Mr Tunde Ibitoye, has been nabbed by the police for allegedly having canal knowledge of 11-year-old pupil .
Ibitoye, owner of God is Great Nursery and Primary School located in Kajola area of Ado Ekiti was caught in the act at a location in Agric Olope, Ajilosun Area, Ado Ekiti by a mechanic, one Mr Kayode Ayeni.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Mr Victor Babafemi, confirmed the arrest, saying the randy proprietor had takenthe victim to bed on four different occasions.
The police image maker said the suspect was detained at the Criminal Investigation Department of the Police headquarters, to assist police in their investigation.
According to the image maker, the suspect was a regular caller at the new market being constructed by Governor Kayode Fayemi administration, which had become a hideout for criminals in recent times.
He further revealed that the suspect was conveying the victim and one other pupil to their respective homes, Monday, in his private car, and suddenly stopped at the new market on the pretext that he wanted to defecate, but with alleged intention to defile the girl.
He said: “After five to 10 minutes in the bush, the proprietor called the pupil to bring tissue paper for him. But unfortunately for him, someone was watching. And out of curiosity, the man went there and met the two of them naked. He then raised alarm, which attracted people to the spot.”
The girl, according to him, was taken to University Teaching Hospital for check-up, saying the outcome is being expected to guide them on the next line of action.
The PPRO said further that; “The man had continually denied ever having canal knowledge of the pupil but we are not buying such from him.”
He said the father of the victim confirmed that the pupil had come home several times with bloodstains, which he said was mistaken for monthly menstrual flow.
“All other pupils in the school will be quizzed and critically examined toascertain the level of sexual relationship between them and the suspect.
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