School Owner Arrested For Tying Students To Crosses

One of the students tied to a cross                                                                                            Credit: PUNCH Metro

Afolayan Joseph, proprietor of Metorite Standard School in the Ayetoro area of Ogun state has been arrested for allegedly tying up students to wooden crosses for late coming. Joseph and the principal of the school, name unknown, were reported to have flogged the students with whips while they were tied up.

PUNCH Metro reports that Livinus, a policeman, who had cautioned them had been attacked and beaten up. He said he had ordered the suspects to untie the students but Jospeh refused. Livinus said he had to call the Divisional Police Officer of the Itele Police Station to send officers to arrest him.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the arrests of the two men, as well as a teacher in the school. He said they will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.

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