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School security guard arrested for raping 13-year-old girl on school premises

By Mason White 9:42 AM October 1, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
A school security guard was arrested on charges of rape for allegedly raping a teen girl on school premises, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State Police said that they arrested 40-year-old Matthew Sunday, after being accused of dragging the 13-year-old girl into a bathroom, where he raped her.

According to the police investigation, Sunday saw the teen approaching the school premises and ordered her to stop. He then grabbed her and forced her into the bathroom.

He locked the door and raped her. After a few minutes, the girl managed to escape and told a teacher what happened. She was taken to a nearby hospital, where doctors confirmed that she was raped.

Sunday, faces life imprisonment if convicted of the charges. He pleaded not guilty, and he was released on N100,000 ($1 = N163.85) bail.