Police operatives from the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 35-year old man for invading a public school with thugs to attack a teacher whom he accused of beating his 15-year old daughter.
The suspect, Abidemi Oluwaseun, was arrested with two others namely, Fayesele Olabanji m’ 25yrs and Alebiosu Quawiyu m’ 24years following a distress call received from the principal of Baptist Girls College Idiaba Abeokuta.
In a statement signed the spokesman of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Principal of the school told the police that three men invaded the school with an unregistered vehicle, armed with brand new cutlass and threatening to hack down a teacher of the school.
“Upon the distress call, the Divisional Police Officer of Kemta division, CSP Opebiyi Sunday, mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the three men were apprehended right inside the school premises. The unregistered Toyota car and the cutlass were recovered from them.
On interrogation, Abidemi Oluwaseun confirmed hiring the other two men to the school to teach the teacher who beat his daughter a lesson of his life.
Preliminary investigation revealed that, while the teacher was teaching, some of the students including the suspect’s daughter were mocking the teacher and distracting other students.
The teacher after identifying those disturbing the class and disciplined them as a corrective measure, but the suspect’s daughter went home and reported to her father consequent upon which her father mobilized two thugs and stormed the school with cutlass.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the suspects be properly investigated and charged to court as soon as possible.
He also warned that the command under his watch will not tolerate such unruly behavior in any public or private institution, as such amounts to taking laws into one’s hand.