The Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Haruna Umar, confirmed the incident, adding, “there was a reported case of ‘unnatural’ offence against one Modestus Eze, Principal of Wisdom Secondary School, Okija. The suspect allegedly had an unlawful carnal knowledge against the order of nature with a male student of 17 years old,” he said.
“The scene was visited by police detectives attached to the Okija Division and the victim taken to the hospital for medical examination. Some charms and ‘juju’ deities spread with a red substance suspected to be fresh blood were also discovered in some isolated rooms within the school premises’.
“It took the intervention of the Divisional Police Officer and some eminent persons in the area to restore normalcy and pacify the rampaging youths from taking the laws into their hands. The suspect is still on the run and efforts are being intensified to apprehend him in order to bring him to justice’, he said