The
territorial police in Rwizi has apprehended a primary school teacher of Maato
Muslim primary school in Kyanju, Ntugamo District on allegations of molesting
and sodomizing a 15-year-old male pupil of the school.

The
23-year-old, Igga Sudais Alais Kagame is a teacher and resident of Kyamuhunga
village, Bwongera Sub County in Ntugamo District

It
was established, that he started abusing sexually the victim since February,
2018 to May 2019 and had threatened to kill the victim if he reported the
matter.

Police
noted that the matter was however reported to them by the stepmother to the
victim Nimwesiga Mackline.

“We
commend her greatly as we encourage more parents, guardians, victims to always
report such crimes to the police.” police noted.

Police
said that in this case, the victim did not have the courage to come forward
during the initial stages, to report the matter.

“The
victim was subjected to medical examination on PF3 and its appendix whose
results confirmed penetration and rapture of the anus,” police added.

Police
however, said there is need to educate and raise awareness amongst pupils and
students on sexual crimes including acts of “grooming “.

“We
call upon more victims if any to come forward and record their statements with
the police,” police said.



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