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Hamtramck school employee accused of forcing student with special needs to perform sex act

Ibrahim Aljahim out on bail

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – An employee at a Hamtramck school is facing charges after allegedly forcing a student with special needs to perform a sex act.

UPDATEMore details surface after Hamtramck school employee accused of forcing student to perform sex act

According to authorities, the 18-year-old student at Oakland International Academy said Ibrahim Aljahim forced him to perform the act in Aljahim's car outside the school. i

Aljahim is a community liaison officer at the school. He was also a chaplain for Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon. Aljahim is also well known in politics in Dearborn, Detroit and Hamtramck.

Ibrahim Algahim (WDIV)

"Stunned," Napoleon said. "The allegations are extremely serious."

Napoleon wouldn't go into detail about what happened, but he said Aljahim has been let go from his volunteer role with the Sheriff's Office.

Aljahim was arraigned Wednesday on two counts of criminal sexual conduct at 34th District Court in Romulus. He was released after posting $10,000/10 percent bail.

A preliminary examination is scheduled for Oct. 31 at 31st District Court in Hamtramck, authorities said.


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