By Megito Audu
A 16-year-old girl in Osogbo, Osun State has narrated how her teacher at Osogbo Government High School, Gbenga Ayeni and his friend, a Nollywood actor, Tunde Amoke, raped her under the pretense of featuring in a film to raise money for her West African Examination Council (WAEC).
The Police Public Relations Officer for Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the arrest of the duo on Tuesday.
The girl, a daughter of a pastor, said Gbenga, her Financial Accounting teacher, promise to help her raise money for her WAEC and lured her to a place at Latona area in Osogbo on Sunday, February 16, 2020 and raped her.
She said her teacher linked her with the actor who also promised her that she would become a movie star and be able to raise money for her WAEC exam.
She said that the actor invited her to a location at Onibueja area in Osogbo on February 18, 2020 to partake in a film production and also raped her.
The girl said her teacher and the actor warned her not to get pregnant and threatened her not to tell anyone about it.
She said that the duo advised her to take water with plenty salt which she did after which she bled for 15 days.
The girl said she later approach a Non-governmental organisation in the State, Value Female Network (VFN) and opened up on her ordeals.
The Head of the gender unit of the NGO, Moriike Yaagboyaaju, described the action of the teacher and the actor as condemnable, saying that the two of them were expected to be good role models to the up and coming.
The PPRO confirmed that the teacher and the actor have been arrested by men of the Dugbe Divisional Police Headquarters and transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) at the headquarters of the Osun State Police Command and assured that the matter would be diligently investigated.