Police in Fortportal East Division have arrested a school patron of Kasisi Day and Boarding Primary School on allegations of aggregated defilement and sodomy.
The school patron identified as Ssali Joash 37 has been on the run and was apprehended from his hide-out in Bugongi village in Sheema district.
This has been confirmed by the police spokesperson Fred Enanga, who noted that the suspect was reported on June 12, 2023, for the alleged aggravated defilement and Sodomy, of 3 male pupils in the boarding section.
“After medical examination, it was established one of the pupils had a ruptured anus, that proved penetration. Two other victims were found to be negative. All the three male pupils were psychologically traumatised and are still undergoing psycho-social support,”Enanga said.
“As the police, we do strongly condemn all forms of sexual violence in schools. We are going to ensure the school patron, is held accountable for his crimes of child sexual abuse,”he added.