Deeper Life reacts over boy gang-raped at its school, suspends school principal
The Management of Deeper Life High School Headquarters located at Gbagada in Lagos has reacted to the report published by ElombahNews on Tuesday.
According to the report, an eleven-year-old boy [name withheld] in Junior Secondary School (JSS) 1 was reportedly gang-raped and molested by fellow students at Deeper Life Boarding High School, Uyo campus in Akwa Ibom State.
The hapless boy was molested for bedwetting at the school while asleep with the school authorities punishing him by starvation.
Not done with that, the authorities transferred him to the seniors’ hostel where he was reportedly raped and molested by Senior Secondary School (SS2) students.
Reacting to the incident in a letter dated Monday, December 21, and titled “RE: Molestation of a JSS 1 student of Deeper Life High School, Akwa Ibom“, the Management stated:
“The attention of the management of Deeper Life High School has been drawn to a viral post on the molestation of a JSS 1 student at our campus in Akwa Ibom state.
“We will like to categorically restate that Deeper Life High School is built on the core values of godliness and excellence and will not tolerate any immoral act or molestation of any student.
“We believe parents/guardians enroll their wards in our schools all over the country because of the strong perception that ours offers a sure-footed platform for moral armament and academic excellence.”
The Management, thereby, assured the general public that investigations into the case have commenced and no culprit, whether staff or student, will be spared if found culpable.
To underscore the seriousness to the investigation, the Management said the school principal has been suspended summarily while further investigations continues.
It also assured that the overall outcome of the investigations will be made known and appropriate disciplinary actions will be meted to all culprits in this act.
See the attached document below: