The Lagos State Police Command says it has commenced investigation into the sex scandal allegation rocking Chrisland School, Lagos.
A 10-year-old pupil of the school was said to have been gang-raped by her classmates during a trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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The incident had generated outrage on social media. The state government had subsequently shut down the school.
In a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, the state police said efforts were in place to establish the identities of those in the video.
The statement read, “The attention of the Lagos State Police Command has been drawn to an alleged rape video purportedly depicting students of Chrisland School Lagos, going viral on social media.
“The Command has commenced investigations into the matter with a view to establishing the identities of the players in the video, the true incident in the video, the geographical location of the incident, the alleged threat to life against a student of the school and the circumstances surrounding the alleged repeated pregnancy tests conducted on a student without parental consent.
“The Command is equally taking cognizance of the cybercrime angle to the whole episode and would not hesitate to enlist the support of the Interpol should the need arise. For a holistic and unbiased investigation, the Command shall be working with relevant ministries, departments, agencies and non-governmental organizations.
“Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi has assured that due diligence will be observed to ensure that there is no miscarriage of justice.”