Police Arrest Katsina Lecturer Over Sexual Harassment

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on December 7, 2015 0 Comments

A philandering lecturer of the Katsina State School of Nursing and Midwifery (names witheld) has been apprehended by the police for allegedly attempting to have carnal knowledge with one of the female students.

schoolwatch.com.ng grapevine gathered that the lecturer asked the female student out and threatened to fail her if she failed to agree to his demands.

Sources said the female student had severally rebuffed the advances of the lecturer but became agitated when the lecturer threatened to fail her if she refused to succumb.

It was further gathered that following the threat from the lecturer, the female student reported the case to her parents.

The student was said to have been instructed by her parents to play along last weekend when the said lecturer invited her to a popular hotel located in Katsina municipal. The lecturer made the advances again and was apprehended by the police.

A staff of the institution told our correspondent on condition of anonymity that the school held an emergency meeting on the incident but declined to say what resolutions were reached on the matter.

When our correspondent contacted the principal, Muhammad Lawal Danja on phone, he said the matter was under investigation and, therefore, he could not make any statement on it.

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