New Democrat (Monrovia)

18 January 2013

Liberia: Catholic Teacher Booked for Rape

Police Thursday charged Mr. Anthony Crayton,30, who is a Science teacher at the Cathedral Catholic High School for sexually abusing a 13 years old student at the institution.

He was later remanded at the Monrovia Central Prison pending court trial. Suspect Teacher Anthony Crayton is graduate of the University of Liberia and a master candidate at Cuttington Graduate School.

According to police charged sheet the victim father Mr. Albert T. Togba complaints that suspect Crayton called him (Mr. Togba) on December 31. 2012 saying that "he was in love with his 13 years old daughter and wanted to marry her."

Based upon his request, Mr. Togba took his daughter at a local hospital for proper medical checkup where doctors reveled that she has been abused sexually.

The victim also told police investigators that teacher Crayton made her the prefect of the 7th grade class as well as allowing her correct papers and putting grades down before the school cloud school for the Christmas break.

She further narrated that on January of this year before they could resumed classes she saw suspect Crayton at the front of the school building.

He asks me to walk him at a local entertainment center where he bought me a can soft drink and later took me a room and has sex with me.

But suspect Anthony Crayton denied abusing the 13 old year victim sexually adding that he was wrongfully accused by the victim father Albert S. Togba and others.

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