Couple arrested for invading child’s school with thugs to beat teacher in Ogun

One Oyedele Nutai Joseph, and his wife, Elizabeth Joseph, were on Tuesday, January 18, arrested by men of Ogun state police command for unlawfully invading Toyon High school Ere village in Ado Odo area of Ado Odo ota local government, with thugs to beat a teacher Abel Thomas for beating their son Joshua Joseph an SS3 student of the school.

The suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the policemen at Ado Odo divisional headquarters, from the school, that parents of one of their students are in the school with thugs and have beaten and injured one of the teachers.

Then DPO of Ado Odo division, SP Arowojeun Michael, quickly led his men to the school where the couple were arrested while their other accomplices escaped.

It was gathered that the teacher Abel Thomas, ‘moderately corrected’ an SS3 student of the school by the name Joshua Joseph who then went home to inform his parents that he was beaten by the teacher.

On getting to the school, they descended heavily on the teacher, beat and injured him and damaged the back screen of a Toyota Corolla with registration number LSD 395 FV belonging to another teacher of the school Jolayemi Sunday.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, said the injured teacher had been taken to the hospital for medical treatment adding that the state commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered that the escaped thugs who accompanied the couple to attack the school should be hunted for and brought to justice. He also directed that the arrested couple should be charged to court without delay.


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