By our reporter| The Principal of Deeper Life High School Uyo and six others were on Thursday granted bail in the sum of N500,000 each by an Uyo magistrate court in Akwa Ibom state.
The principal, Mrs. Ndidi Solomon, and others including Joseph Nseabasi, Akpan Johnson, Egor Wilson, Joseph Ikenna were arraigned earlier on Thursday at the Magistrate’s Court.
The accused were involved in the case of alleged sexual abuse and molestation of an eleven-year-old student of the school were released to their parents.
When the case was read, counsel to the accused applied for bail for them, noting that the alleged offence is bailable.
The Magistrate in charge of the Court then granted all the accused person bail in the sum of N500,000 each while the two minors among them were released to their parents.
The presiding Magistrate who adjourned the matter to January 20, warned all parties involved in the matter to avoid unguarded media comments that could negatively affect the court process.
The accused persons are facing four charges bordering on sexual molestation, maltreatment, starvation, and negligence.