Recent bill to criminalise lecturer-students sexual relations may well be having its first casualty, even before it is passed into law, as a lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, is currently in police net for allegedly raping a 17-year-old ND1 student of the institution.
The lecturer, Mr. Tony Ozineri of the Mechanical Engineering Department and the Servicom Unit of the institution was said to have offered to give the student a ride on Saturday, April 30, while she was buying fruits outside the school premises.
Introducing himself and offering to give her a ride to her house, one of the off-campus private hostels just outside the main gate of the institution, the unsuspecting student had hopped in, not realising that would be her greatest undoing.
According to sources who spoke to Nigerian Pilot, instead of taking her to her house, the lecturer passed and headed towards Kuchi Woro, a village just after the institution on the way to Doko.
“He drove her to one primary school building in the village just next to the school. She became worried, asking him where he was taking her to but she couldn’t jump out of the vehicle since he was on speed. It was when he got to the primary school which was deserted and parked that she began to struggle to get out. He however locked the doors and while still holding her with one hand, brought out a condom.
“According to the student, it was at this point, while he was trying to put on the condom, that she managed to open the door, got out of the car and ran, but he caught up with her, beat her to a pulp and raped her severally without using the condom any longer,” our source said.
He eventually left her on the floor and drove off.
She, however, was …Read More
Source:: Nigerian Pilot