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Nigerian Students Reportedly Tied to Crosses and Flogged for Being Late to School

5 monthes ago   |   By Time

Three people have been arrested in Nigeria after at least two students were tied to makeshift crucifixes and flogged with horsewhips - an alleged punishment for being late.
The school's principal was one of the three taken into custody after police encountered the incident on a roadside in southwestern Ogun state, the BBC reports.
Photos appear to show a boy and girl tied to wooden crosses with green string. A police spokesperson described the incident in Ayetoro, 90 miles north-west of Lagos, as “a barbaric act.”
An officer, identified as Livinus, came across the scene and called for...
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