Police: Parent Flogs Teacher to Death for Punishing His Son Over Alleged Theft

A secondary school teacher in Delta State has been reportedly flogged to death by a parent of one of his students. The State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested the suspect, Nnajiofor Nweke, over the death of the teacher at Alihame Mixed Secondary School, Agbor.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Nweke’s son and other students were allegedly caught stealing two kegs of palm wine from a shop, and the school authorities punished them for it.

Nweke stormed the school in protest, armed with a cane, and began flogging the teachers on duty. One of the teachers slumped and died.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Thursday, attributed it to poor parenting.

Secondary School Teacher Flogged to Death by Parent in Delta State

A secondary school teacher in Delta State has been reportedly flogged to death by a parent of one of his students.

Parent Arrested for Flogging Teacher to Death

The State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested the suspect, Nnajiofor Nweke, over the death of the teacher at Alihame Mixed Secondary School, Agbor.

Incident Occurred Over Alleged Theft

The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Nweke’s son and other students were allegedly caught stealing two kegs of palm wine from a shop, and the school authorities punished them for it.

Parent Storms School and Flogs Teachers

Nweke stormed the school in protest, armed with a cane, and began flogging the teachers on duty. One of the teachers slumped and died.

Police Attribute Incident to Poor Parenting

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Thursday, attributed it to poor parenting.

This is a tragic and senseless incident. It is important to remember that violence is never the answer, and that there are always peaceful ways to resolve conflicts. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased teacher.

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