Uganda police has confirmed the arrest of a primary teacher in Butaleja District on allegations of molesting and sodomizing 18 male pupils aged 7-12.
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Whisper Eye has learnt that the arrested teacher aged 40-year-old teacher was teaching at Mabale Primary School in Butaleja Sub-county.
According to police he reportedly committed the crime between January-May 2022.
Mr Moses Mugwe, Bukedi South Regional Police Spokesperson, said the alleged crime was reported by the school head teacher Mr David Nambula Magson confirmed.
He said detectives have already recorded statements from the complainant and at least 13 of the victims.
“Mr Mugwe told media that, “Our territorial police in Butaleja are investigating a case of sodomy against the primary school teacher under a general enquiry file,” Thursday adding that “medical examinations on the victims were to be done by the regional police surgeon.” he added.
We have established that the suspect is being held at Butaleja central police pending court appearance.”