School bus driver sexually abused 5-year-old girl while bus was in motion


School bus (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A school bus driver was arrested on a charge of sexual assault after allegedly sexually abusing a young girl while the bus was in motion, police in Nigeria said.

Abuja police have arrested the 25-year-old bus driver identified as John, after being accused of touching the 5-year-old girl’s private parts as she was getting off from the bus.

John was charged with one count of sexual assault.

According to the police investigation, as John was driving the school children home from school, he watched the young victim instead of focusing on the road.

When the 5-year-old girl came to the front of the bus, John reach under her skirt and touched her private parts. When the girl got home, she told her parents what happened.

The parents took the girl to a hospital, where doctors confirmed that she was abused. The parents reported to the incident to the police and John was arrested.