The intervention of the police in Anambra State has saved the principal of Seat of Wisdom Secondary School, Okija, in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state, Modestus Eze, from being lynched by some youths of the area.
Punch Metro gathered that the youths had trooped to the school to attack the principal when they heard that he had canal knowledge of a 17-year male student of the school.
It was gathered that amidst the confusion that ensued, policemen attached to the Okija police division stormed the school and cordoned off the place.
A source who craved anonymity told our correspondent that,”It was the police that saved the man. He would have been dead by now. He has been doing this for years now.
“We learnt that amidst the confusion that ensued the man escaped to an unknown destination.”
The Anambra State Public Relations Officer, Haruna Umar, confirmed the story.
He said,”There was a reported case of unnatural offence against one Modestus Eze, Principal of Seat 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.
“The scene was visited by Police detectives attached to the Okija Division and the victim taken to the hospital for medical examination.
He added,”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 the school had been cordoned off by the Police while an investigation was ongoing.