Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a private school bus driver, Mr. Godwin Etute for allegedly killing a 16-year old girl whom he attempted to rape in a school bus.
Etute, 26, subsequently dumped the corpse of the victim, identified as Tolu Gbadamosi, by the roadside and drove off but was later arrested by the police who acted on a tip-off from an eye witness who saw him committing the offence.
According to police sources, the incident happened at Egbe in Alimosho area of the state where both the suspect and the victim worked in a popular private school (name withheld).
LEADERSHIP learnt that Etute was the school bus driver, while the late Gbadamosi worked as an auxiliary teacher and also assisted the driver to transport school children between their school and their respective homes.
Problem started, according to source, when Etute? started wooing? Tolu to have sex with him but she repeatedly refused.
Our correspondent gathered that on the day of the incident, Etute drove the school bus to take children to the school with Gbadamosi in the morning but while only two of them were in the bus, he alleged parked the bus by the roadside and attempted to rape her right inside the school bus.
“When she refused, he grabbed her and tore her underwear, but the girl resisted him. And Etute started beating her,”? the source said.
In anger, Etute allegedly brought out a screw driver and stabbed Tolu and? she collapsed and died in the bus.