Sheema: 43 year old teacher arrested for allegedly defiling 9 year old pupil
Police in Sheema district have arrested a Muslim leader on charges of aggravated defilement.
Martial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson confirmed the incident and identified the suspect as Sheik Mpagi Yusufu, 43, a teacher at Itendero primary school and Itendero mosque in Kagango division in Sheema Municipality in Sheema district.
Tumusiime said the suspect defiled a nine year old juvenile in Primary two at Itendero primary school in Sheema District.
“It’s allegedly that on 11/11/2022 at around 5:00PM the suspect called the victim in his house that is found behind the mosque at Itendero primary school removed her knickers and defiled her as the victim was going home after school,” said Tumusiime.
Tumusiime added the suspect threatened to kill the victim if she let anyone know about the incident but she told her aunt identified as Hajara Kirabo because she was in too much pain.
She was rushed to the hospital and the matter reported to Kabwohe police station.
Sheikh Yusufu has since been arrested and investigations into the matter continue.