Umana Iniunam, the head teacher of Moeka Nursery and Primary School, Isefun, Ayobo, Ipaja, a suburb of Lagos, who raped a 9-year old pupil, has confessed to the police that he did it because of her beauty. The victim (names withheld) is a primary five pupil of the school.
Investigations by P.M.News revealed that Iniunam, 39, raped the girl in the school Library, but had to be rushed to a private hospital (name withheld) as she started bleeding excessively a few hours after the incident occurred.
According to Iniunam, “I am the head teacher of her school. I have been making several passes at herbecause she is beautiful. I told her that I would love to marry her but she said she would tell her parents but I begged her not to do so.
“When other pupils left the library on the fateful day, I called her and I shut the door before I had sex with her.”
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) at Ayobo, CSP Julius Isijola, ordered the Investigative Police Officer (IPO) to charge him to court for rape.
At the Ikeja Senior Magistrate’s Court 5 sitting at Abule Egba, where he is standing trial, Iniunam admitted to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum that must be High Court judges.
But he could not meet the bail conditions and was remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, Apapa, Lagos.The case was adjourned till 5 August.