Lagos State Police Command has said an associate professor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) will be arraigned in court for allegedly r@p!ng a 20-year-old student of the institution.
It was gathered that the victim reported that the lecturer from the Department of Botany and an associate professor $€×ually violated her when she visited him in his office to sort out issues regarding her results when the incident occurred.
According to LEADERSHIP, the lecturer confessed to the allegations by the student when interrogated by the vice chancellor. Hence, his subsequent arrest by the police.
The Lagos State Police Command spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest of the professor
He said, “He (suspect) is to appear in court in the coming days.”
It was gathered that before the lecturer’s arrest, the victim reported the $3×ual assault to an NGO, the Inclusive Social Welfare and Empowerment Foundation.
The group reported the case to the Gender Unit of the State Police Command and through the OC Gender, the state commissioner of police, Idowu Owohunwa, issued a warrant of arrest through the state High Court while involving the Vice Chancellor, UNILAG.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson of UNILAG, Adejoke Alaga-Ibraheem, said,”the university is aware of an investigation involving an employee and we are cooperating with security agencies to ensure that the matter is resolved in the interest of justice