A lecturer accused of sexual harassment by his female student has been granted by a Kano Chief Magistrate Court.
The 36-year-old lecturer, Shehu, was granted N200,000 bail with two reliable sureties in like sum by Chief Magistrate Muhammad Idris.
The Magistrate noted that one of the sureties must be a Senior Lecturer of Kano State School of Technology and the second should be the village head of the community where the accused person resides.
He charged the lecturer and the sureties to deposit two recent passport photographs.
Shehu, who happens to be a lecturer of Kano State School of Technology is facing trial on two counts of breach of official trust and attempt to commit an offence, contrary to Sections 95 and 98 of the Penal Code.
ASP Badamasi Gawuna, the prosecutor, told the court that the accused committed the offence on August 19, in Kano State.
Gawuma noted that the lecturer on August 19 at around 11:00 a.m took one of his female students to Ummi Plaza in Kano, to help him mark students’ final semester examination scripts.
“In the process, the accused admitted to touching the said victim’s private parts” the prosecutor said.
The chief magistrate has adjourned the case until November 7, for hearing.