Christiana Ayeni, a 37-year-old headmistress, has been sent to prison in Osun State.
According to P.M.EXPRESS, the headmistress was arrested, arraigned in Court and was remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre for unlawfully and indecently assaulting the students.
The incident happened at San Francesco Catholic College, Ejigbo, Osun State, where the victims were as boarding school students.
The Police alleged that the headmistress, Mrs. Ayeni, unlawfully and indecently assaulted a set of students (names withheld because they are minors) by touching their private parts within the hostel vicinity at the college.
Police Prosecutor, Inspector Elisha Olusegun, said the alleged offence contravened Section 360 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. II, Laws of Osun State, 2002.
She pleaded not guilty.
However, the application for bail was opposed by Prosecutor, Olusegun, on the ground that the suspect might jump bail.
The magistrate, Modupe Awodele, who ordered that the defendant be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre, then transferred the matter to the Ejigbo Chief Magistrate’s Court to determine on the issue of bail and adjourned the matter till 21st December, 2020 for mention.