An unidentified 15-year-old student of Osadenis Mix Secondary School in Asaba has been arrested for allegedly raping his 14-year-old schoolmate on Monday, November 4.
It was gathered that the victim was accosted by the suspect and two other students after she went to the back of the school to urinate.
Her cries reportedly attracted students and teachers to the scene of the incident.
Confirming the news, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Onome Onovwakpoyeya said policemen from ‘B’ Division in Asaba were only able to arrest only one of the suspects as the other two escaped.
It was also gathered that the parents of the rape victim are having cold feet in pushing for prosecution of the suspect as they are looking for an out-of-court settlement.