An Almajiri teacher has been arrested in Sokoto state for sexually abusing six of his male students.
The suspect identified as Malam Murtala Mode, who is a teacher of Almajiri School in Arkillan Magaji, was arrested by the Sokoto state Police Command, for allegedly having unlawful and forceful sexual intercourse with six of his pupils.
The state Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kaoje, said the suspect, Malam Murtala Mode in his confessional statement said it was “destiny“, adding that he did it for money. The suspect was reported to the state police command by one Barrister Hamza Liman of the National Human Right Commission.
The Police commissioner however said the pupils would be reunited with their parents after the completion of their investigation. He urged parents to desist from taking their wards to Almajiri schools outside their areas.
When interviewed by journalists, the pupils who were mostly from Zamfara state, said the Almajiri teacher had turned them into sex machines before the human rights intervention.