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Proprietor’s Wife Arrested Over Death of Pupil

The empty bucket meant for storing water where the lifeless body of the pupil was found. Photo: Vanguard
The empty bucket meant for storing water where the lifeless body of the pupil was found. Photo: Vanguard

The wife of the proprietor of De MOG School in Iyana Ipaja, Lagos has been arrested over the death of one of the pupils within the school premises.

The late pupil was found dead inside an empty bucket meant for storing water and the exact cause of death has not been ascertained.

According to reports available to schoolworld, the deceased identified as Joy could not be found after the closure of school. She was later found dead inside an empty bucket.

Policemen from the Gowon Estate division arrived the scene and took the body to a mortuary.

Mohammed Ali, Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of B Department (Operations), confirmed the sad incident and noted that investigation was ongoing to ascertain the cause of death.

“We have arrested the wife of the school owner. Our men in Gowon Estate division are already investigating the matter,” Ali stated.

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