Primary teacher arrested over Defilement

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Police in Rukungiri district has arrested and detained a primary teacher of science on accusation of sodomizing a 16-year-old boy. Baron Tumwakyire who teaches at Kembundu primary school in Buyanja sub county is accused of defiling a pupil of Brilliance high school at Kahihi in Kanungu district.

ASP Maate Elly the spokesperson of Kigezi region has said Tumwakyire allegedly had canal knowledge with the juvenile on December 20, 2022 at Kishanda II village, Nyakagyema sub county in Rukungiri district.

“He took me to Kamuhogo trading Centre and bought me two sodas. Then after we went to the plantations near his home.  He removed his private part and ejaculated,” the victim told police.

Maate has said investigations have started after recording statement from the victim. Several cases of defilements have been committed and suspects have been charged in courts of law.

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