Ebenezer Adeyeye, a primary school teacher, has been accused of defiling a five-year-old inside the school’s toilet in Okitipupa, Ondo state.

The accused was said to have lured the victim to the rest room, where he allegedly forcefully had sex with the underage girl.

A magistrates’ court sitting in Okitipupa has ordered that Ebenezer be remanded in custody.

He was arrested by the men of the Ondo State Police Command on November 7, 2018, and arraigned on one count of rape.

The police prosecutor, Ayodeji Omoyegha said the suspect was arrested after the victim's parents reported the incident at the police station.

Adeyeye pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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In his ruling, the magistrate, O. Ogunfuyi adjourned the case till January 30, 2019.