Reports by Daily Guide, has it that one student at Akosombo International School (AIS) has been sodomized and his culprit assaulted by some student in the school.
The victim, JHS 2 and a son of a vice chancellor of one of the public university in Accra was allegedly sodomised by a senior student of AIS. His culprit was in JHS 3.
The incident was said to have occurred in November 2014 when the victim went to see the culprit for his pressing iron to iron his clothes.
At said the time; the dormitory was quiet since other students were busily studying at the academic block. The culprit allegedly forcibly dragged the victim to a nearby bathroom, pulled down his shorts and had anal sex with him.
The victim was said to have reported the ordeal to the school authorities, which they failed to take action until his sister, who is also a student of the school, informed their mother about the ordeal.
According to the reports, the mother was said to have stormed the school to get matters sort out and threatened to spill the beans at the next Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meeting if no action was taken.
However, the boy’s father advised her not to due to the possible embarrassment that would hit the family and the likely psychological trauma or emotional stress it could cause their child.
Even though authorities of the school had kept the issue under wraps for fear of denting the image and credibility of the school, some parents have expressed disgust at the development and decided to let the cat out of the bag for fear that their own children could fall victim too.
The culprit was said to have subsequently been placed under the direct care of a senior tutor from whose house the culprit shuttled to school every day as a boarder turned day student.
Before the school end it’s last academical term the alleged rapist was attacked and beaten by three of his seniors for reasons which is unknown.
The three seniors were reportedly detained at the Akosombo Police Station overnight and later released.
However when things started getting messy the authorities had no option but to suspend the culprit when the issue started spreading like wild fire. But perceiving the embarrassment, the parents of the victim had to withdraw their child from the school.
Most parents had become apprehensive of the fate of their children after speculations became rife on campus regarding the indecent act. They fear their wards could also fall victim to such dastardly act.
The headmaster of the school has not made any formal statement regarding to the incident.