NYSC Member allegedly rapes JSS 1 student in Katsina

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A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Katsina has allegedly raped a female student in the school.

The female student, in JSS 1, was allegedly raped by a Corps member at the lodge provided for serving corps member by the school.

The school, formerly known as Women Teachers College (WTC), is located in the state capital of Katsina.

Nyscinfo gathered that the girl visited the Corper’s Lodge where she was allegedly raped by a corps member.

According to sources at the school, the school authorities and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) met yesterday at the principal’s office where the corps member was invited for questioning.

However, the NYSC Spokesman in Katsina, Mr. Alex Obemeata, was yet to respond to the issue as at time of this report.

On a similar case the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on Monday re-arraigned for the third time four undergraduates of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and an undergraduate of BABCOCK University for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old undergraduate of UNILAG.

The students were re-arraigned before an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court. The defendants are: Moboluwaji Omowole, Chuka Chukwu and Peace Nwakanma, all are at age 19. While James Aguedu and Josephine Osemeka, both aged 20.

They were initially arraigned on February 26, 2019, and pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of child defilement and permitting defilement of a child in a premises and procuration.

Source: Guardian.ng