There was chaos in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State when an alleged gay school principal narrowly escaped death after he was pounced upon by angry youths for allegedly defiling a 17-year-old student.
Reports say it took the intervention of policemen in the state to save the life of the suspect identified as Modestus Eze, the Principal of Seat of Wisdom Secondary School, Okija.
The angry mob reportedly stormed the school on hearing the news with reports suggesting that their presence caused panic in the premises as officers attached to the Okija Police Division stormed the school to save the principal.
A source in the school who declined to be named said; “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 incident was confirmed by the Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Umar.
He 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.
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