A magistrate court in Ogba, Lagos, has arraigned 29-year-old Wasiu Kabiru, class teacher at the Down Syndrome Foundation in Surulere, Lagos, who allegedly defiled a 17-year-old student of the school.

Following his arrest by the Police, he was taken before a magistrate court on Wednesday, where he pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge on sexual molestation.

The charge read in part: “That you, Wasiu Kabiru, between June and August 2018, being a class teacher at Down Syndrome Foundation on Adegoke Street, Masha Road, Surulere, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did unlawfully had carnal knowledge of the victim, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 216 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State Nigeria 2015.”

Kabiru allegedly defiled the teenage girl in the school toilet.

According to the victim, “One day, I was inside the toilet when Brother Kabiru came to meet me and he used his eyes to tell me to keep quiet. He removed his shirt and trousers and also removed my clothes and did it inside the school and the second one was in the male hostel.”

The magistrate, Mr P.E. Nwaka, remanded the suspect in custody and adjourned till October 22, 2018.

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