Mayuge Police, a district in Eastern Uganda, reportedly arrested the head teacher of Nango township primary school for defiling a 14-year-old pupil.
Farouk Kyeyango was on Saturday arrested after he allegedly defiled a primary 7 pupil who had just finished sitting for primary leaving examinations at the school.
The shocking incident was revealed when the girl’s mother, Grace Nambuya reported the case of her missing daughter on November 3. Following several announcements passed on radio stations by the family, the Police was finally informed that the girl was seen at the head teacher’s place.
The Police found the girls when they stormed the teacher’s house and found the girl and he was immediately arrested. Medical examination conducted revealed that she had been defiled.
The victim in her statement recorded at Mayuge police station, she revealed that the teacher Kyeyango had began having sexual intercourse with her since the first term of primary seven in exchange for money. According to the girl, he threatened to dismiss her from school if she ever reported him.
Kyeyango made a confession to the crime;
“It is true we have been having a love affair and I had sexual intercourse with her only two times. I didn’t know that our affair would lead me to police. I ask for forgiveness and if God helps me to get out of here I will never do it again.”
The mother of the victim also revealed that the relatives of the suspect have twice visited her asking to settle the matter out of court but she refused. She said that the police have since confirmed that their investigations are complete and the teacher would be charged to court for aggravated defilement.