The Bauchi State Police command has commenced investigation into the
case of a 42-year-old man, Mr James Dantayi, who is an assistant
headmaster of JibrilAminuPrimary School, Bauchi for allegedly raping a
nine-year-old pupil of the school.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police,
DSP, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, yesterday, in
Bauchi, said when the police received the complaint of a rape
incident in the school, it investigated the matter by visiting the
school and the suspect arrested.
A reliable security source in Bauchi told newsmen that the victim was
a primary three pupil.
According to the source, "the victim who is a pupil of
JibrilAminuPrimary school was raped by their assistant headmaster
after school hours.
"When the girl got home, her parents became suspicious of their
daughter's disposition and decided to investigate it.
"After interrogation, they discovered that she was raped by the
He said the police visited the school the following day and arrested
the suspect while the victim was taken to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
University Teaching Hospital Bauchi for medical examination.