An Islamic school teacher in Kano State (name withheld) is reportedly being investigated for allegedly sleeping and impregnating his students.
It was gathered that the cleric had been using his influence to sexually assault the teenagers in his care. The state Sharia police popularly known as Hisbah Board has since acted on the development after receiving a series of complaints about the erring cleric.
Naija News learnt that the school where the suspect teaches, which is located in the metropolitan area of the state, is owned by a late renowned cleric in the state.
Hisbah board disclosed in its report on the matter that the teacher is one of the sons of a late cleric and had earlier impregnated one of his students who he was forced to marry.
During a chat with Freedom Radio, Hisbah board’s commandant, Sheikh Harun Ibn-Sina, said the suspect did not stop there but continued to deceive his students in the name of love and defiled many of them.
Preliminary investigation also revealed that the teacher had connived with his wife, whom he impregnated before marrying, thereby using their matrimonial home for the acts.
It added that after inviting the teacher, he revealed information that proved the allegations against him, noting that further investigation had commenced into the matter. He pledged that they would reveal to the public whatever action they took against the suspect.
Also reacting to the development, an Islamic cleric in Kano, Sulaiman Abubakar Sulaiman, cautioned parents against allowing their children to stay longer after school hours and that they should always check their relationships with their teachers.
The cleric also urged students to avoid any teacher that proposed to be in love with them and report him to their parents and school authorities.
“This is the greatest betrayal; for a teacher to impregnate his students, not only in Islamic schools, even if it is in Western education schools. There is high respect and trust between students and their teachers, but these incidents have been happening these days,’‘ Sulaiman told Daily Trust.