A Principal of Seat of Wisdom Secondary School in Anambra state has escaped being lynched after the police appeared.
It was gathered that the Principal, Modestus Eze, allegedly had sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old student of the school.
PUNCH reported that there was pandemonium in the secondary school located at Okija, Ihiala area, Anambra state after youths stormed the school in search of the principal.
Their chaotic appearance forced the police in Okija Police Division to arrest the situation.
According to a source in the school, “It was the police that saved the man. He would have been dead by now.
“We learnt that during the confusion in the school, the man escaped. Nobody knows his whereabouts.”
The Police Public Relations Officer for Anambra State, Haruna Umar, confirmed the report.
Haruna said, “There was a reported case of unnatural offence against one Modestus Eze, the Principal of Seat of Wisdom Secondary School, Okija.
“The suspect allegedly had an unlawful carnal knowledge of a male pupil of 17 years old, against the order of nature.
“The scene was visited by police detectives attached to the Okija division and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination.
“Some charms and fetish deities covered with red substance suspected to be blood, were also discovered in some isolated rooms on 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 law into their own hands.”
He revealed that the Principal is still on the run and efforts are ” being intensified to apprehend him in order to bring him to justice.”
Haruna told PUNCH correspondence that the school has been heavily guarded and that investigation was ongoing.