Operatives of Ondo State Police Command have arrested three students of Akure High School, Ondo State, for allegedly gang-raping a 14-year-old Secondary Senior School 1 female student.
According to Information Gathered, the three male students named; Matthew, 17, Olawale Tobi, 18, and Ajayi Michael 17, committed the crime during school hours.
The victim was said to have gone into a nearby bush within the school to defecate when the boys waylaid and sexually assaulted her while she was on her way back.
According to sources within the school, the girl who was in pain walked into the classroom with a bloodstain on her uniform. The situation raised curiosity among students and teachers after which the girl explained what happened.
Reports say the three friends had before the incident been trailing and disturbing the girl in school.
In her remarks, the spokesperson for the Command, Superintendent of Police (SP), Funmilayo Odunlami, said the suspects had been arrested and already in custody. She stated that the investigation had begun with the necessary steps being taken by the Command.