Teacher who offered sex for good grades sentenced for rape
Teacher who offered sex for good grades sentenced for rape

International Writing – A professor of Economics at the University of Settat, south of Casablanca, has been sentenced to two years in prison in the “sex for good grades” scandal of sexual harassment complaints by female students that is affecting several universities in Morocco.

This conviction, handed down by the Settat Court of Appeal, is the university professor’s first since students in university centers they will start complaintrlo.

Settat’s case is the first to come to light; is it so charged five teachers, four from the Department of Law and the fifth Economics.

To the first four, accused of sexual harassment, abuse of authority and psychological violence, among other charges, are being tried by a court of first instance.

The fifth, a professor in the Department of Economics who goes by the initials MM, was sentenced by the Court of Appeal.

According to the Moroccan Justice portal, it indicates that the sentence has been after the victim withdraws her complaint.

However, the Prosecutor’s Office decided to continue with the process.

According to the sentence, he has been sentenced for the crimes of violent rape and sexual harassment.

Insinuations by WhatsApp

The case broke out last September after the publication of conversations between the head of the law department and a student.

According to the police report, statements were taken from eleven alleged victims and one of them was the protagonist of those conversations on WhatsApp.

“The conversations are mine, they are messages with the teacher where he asked me to have sex with him in exchange for interceding for me to get good grades in exams because he knows the teachers“, he assured.

In addition to these five teachers, last week the Moroccan Prosecutor’s Office decreed the arrest of a teacher Higher School of Translators of Tangier.

This teacher belongs to the Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Tetouan, for sexual harassment of a student.

The University of Oujda is doing research another teacher of the National School of Commerce and Management of course sexual blackmail to one of her students.

After these cases, which the Moroccan press assimilates with a wave of claims of the university “me too” type, several feminist NGOs called for tougher penalties for sexual harassment committed by professors against students at universities.

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