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Breaking: Police Arrest Kwara Islamic Cleric For Beating Pupil To Coma

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The police arrested the cleric who allegedly beat up one of his scholars in his Quranic school to coma for stealing from a domestically made safe.

Aishat Temin, a human rights lawyer, has reacted to the brutalisation of a scholar by using an Islamic cleric for stealing cash from a nearby secure (piggy bank).

The police had arrested the cleric recognized as Moshood Alabi, who allegedly beat up one of his scholars in his Quranic faculty to coma for stealing from a domestically made safe.

The cleric, after beating the boy, additionally advised three of the college students to provide the sufferer 10 strokes of cane each, which made him to fall into coma in the course of the punishment.

Speaking in a radio programme on aired on Diamond FM 88.7 on Sunday, Temin stated the regulation “does now not enable the cleric to beat the boy or supply him the energy to order his college students to beat up any other student”.

She said, “The cleric has no such electricity to beat the college students in his Quranic school. If the pupil commits an offence, he can supply him mild punishment; he has no electricity to beat him to an extent of inflicting damage on him. He even has no electricity to order college students to beat their fellow students.”

Some of the contributors to the programme additionally cautioned that the authorities ought to organise refresher publications to enlighten proprietors of Quranic faculties and instructions in the state.

A contributor, who recognized himself as Sakariyau from Baboko in Ilorin, stated authorities have to organise seminar for proprietors of Quranic colleges to let them comprehend how to deal with college students put in their care.

The spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, stated the Police had arrested Moshood, including that the arrest was once carried out by using officers of the Oloje Police Division after the case was once reported.

The cleric has been on the run after the case was once mentioned to the police by using the National Human Right Commission, Kwara State branch.

Okasanmi said, “Though the cleric was once on the run after discovering that the scholar had long past into coma, however our officers went to fish him out from his hideout.”

The PPRO stated the boy had been revived and used to be convalescing at a non-public sanatorium in Ilorin.

The case would quickly be transferred to the Gender-Based Violent Unit of the Police Command in Ilorin.

Okasanmi said the cleric would be charged to courtroom after the resumption of participants of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, who are presently on industrial action.

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