Ogun teacher arraigned for sexually assaulting pupil
The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 21-year-old teacher, Matthew Sodake, at an Ota Magistrates’ Court for allegedly having oral sex with a 14-year old pupil. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing an assault charge. The prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 12 at about 8p.m. at Ambassador Star Comprehensive Secondary School, Answer, Ota in Ogun. Gbesi told the court that the accused, a teacher in the school, lured the 14-year-old student into the one of the classrooms and had oral sex with him. He said that the offence contravened Section 216 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun,2006. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.