Married teacher ‘forced students to have SEX with her to get good grades’ at Colombian school
A Colombian teacher forced high-school students to have sex with her in order to get good grades.
Yokasta M, 40, groomed teenage boys at an undisclosed school in Medellin, Colombia, and would threaten to fail them if they did not sleep with her.
The married teacher was caught after a student told his parents, and in addition to a divorce, she is now facing 40 years in jail.
The incidents took place between January and April 2016, Canal 4 reports.
The teacher approached her students aged 16 and 17 on social media or asked for their phone numbers in class to ‘help with their studies’.
She allegedly used WhatsApp messenger to send explicit images and proposals to her students.
Dozens of photos sent to the teenagers show Yokasta M. posing in underwear or a bikini, and sometimes only covering her modesty with her hands or fluffy toys.
She reportedly invited the teenage boys to her flat where she made them engage in sex acts by telling them that she would fail them if they refused.
She is now facing a substantial jail sentence and her husband has filed for divorce.
Once she was arrested, one of her students posed some of the images she had sent them online.
The trove of images were captioned: ‘This is the teacher Yokasta, who tells us that she disapproves of us if we do not have relations with her. ‘
As a result, the story went viral across South America, with reactions varying from outrage to jokes that the teenagers were ‘probably not complaining’.