A Primary School Teacher accused of defilement in Tanzania has been sentenced to jail for 30 years after proven guilty of the act.
The teacher is said to have lured the 12-year-old into his office before defiling her several times.
According to judgement reports, the prosecution desk provided enough evidence, indicating that the accused committed the ugly act to a class six student, after calling her to his office and forcing her to remove clothes.
The victim denied to undressed herself before his teacher, but the teacher proceeds to undressed her and forcing her to have indecent act without using any protection.
A sister to the victim said she was tipped off by a female teacher at the school, who asked her to check on the health status of the young girl.
The sister who lives with the minor said she took her to county referral hospital for medication and tests.
The test was positive and that is when she opened up saying the teacher forcefully slept with her in his office after inviting her to his office and request her to remove her clothes.
The girl denied but her forcefully undressed her and forced her to have indecent act without using any protection.
The area residents cried out to the ministry of education to take stern action against the suspected teacher.
They said cases of defilement and pregnancies in primary schools were on the rise in the region and their legal action should be taken.
While passing the sentencing, the magistrate jailed the teacher with the sentence, saying it is the minimum sentence for such an offense as provided by the law.
“The accused who is a teacher defiled a child. The rights of his children are not superior to that of the child he defiled, I hereby sentence him to 30 years in prison as provided by law,” ruled the magistrate.