Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya of the Ikeja High Court has sentenced a school teacher, Chukwu Ndubuisi, to life imprisonment for defiling a six-year-old girl at Mind Builders School in Lagos in June 2016.
Ndubuisi who was an art teacher at the school was arrested after the survivor exposed him to her mother.
The court stated that the survivor was said to have been discussing the viral story of a seven-year-old girl that was defiled and killed with her mum when she opened up about her experience with her teacher and told her mum what the accused used to do to her, while begging her mum not to tell anyone.
The mother informed the father and the matter was then reported at the Omole Police Station where the police carried out a detailed investigation.
Following a test conducted on the survivor at the Ikosi Health Centre, it was revealed the survivor had been defiled.
The survivor had notified the court that sometimes Ndubuisi requested her to remove her uniform and put his bumbum into her bumbum.
“At another time, he called me into the art room, he put me on the table, parted my panties and put his thing into my thing, the survivor told the court
The court held that a test carried out at Mirabel center showed that the survivor had been forcefully penetrated as she had torn hymen and reddish vulva. Following the evidence before the court, the teacher was sentenced to life imprisonment.