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Teacher gets $1,000 fine for raping 13-year-old student numerous times

By Mason White 10:13 AM March 27, 2016
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By: Feng Qian
A teacher was arrested on a charge of sexual assault after raping a female student numerous times in his office, police in Nigeria said.

Now, 47-year-old Rotimi Olayemi of Edo, has been ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 after being convicted of four counts of sexual assault in connection with the attack on his 13-year-old student.

According to the police investigation, Olayemi, a married father of two children, taught English at the King of King’s College.

Olayemi used to summon the 13-year-old girl to his office, where he hugged, kissed and fondled her chest. The teacher also used on object to penetrate the girl.

Women’s rights organization slammed the lenient sentence, saying that a fine for rape is a setback for women in the country.