Police arrest NYSC corps member who slept with JSS 1 student in Katsina
The Katsina Command of the Nigerian Police Force, on Friday confirmed that it has detained the corps member, name withheld, deployed to Katsina State, who raped a Junior Secondary Girl Secondary School student.
Until his arrest, the corps member was undergoing his primary assignment.
The police are currently awaiting the medical report on the case before charging the corps member to court.
Command Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah confirmed the development in a chat with The Nation, adding that police were still awaiting medical reports to firmly establish the allegation.
He said: “Yes, the boy has been arrested and remains in detention but we are still awaiting the outcome of our investigation and the medical report to firmly establish the allegation.”
It was alleged that the victim who is a JSS one student at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Katsina, made the allegation against the corps member, leading to his arrest.
It was learnt that the girl alleged that the corps member committed the act when she visited him at the residence the school provided for serving corps members.
Already, the school management and the NYSC authorities have met to discuss the issue before the arrest of the corps member by the Police.