Files of teachers accused of sodomy and difeliment have been handed over to the Directorate Of Public Prosecutions by the Criminal Investigations Department.
One of the suspects, who is a teacher of King Fahaf Islamic Primary school is being held at police for sodomozing a 5 year-old pupil.
The matter came to the fore when the parents of the minor realized that he was walking with difficulty. They examined him and found that he was bleeding from the anus. Medical results revealed that he had been sexually abused.
Felix Atuhaire, a teacher at St Peter’s Nsambya, Makindye division in Kampala is accused of defiling a 10-year-old pupil. It is alleged that Atuhaire threatened the victim and defiled her. The girl notified her parents after the incident.
16-year-old student of Wamala Mixed Secondary School in Mpigi also accuses the Director or sexually abusing her. She said she was lured to a classroom, sexually abused and later dragged to his house where he continued with the act.
CID records of 2018 show that 15,366 female juveniles and 228 male juveniles were defiled.
Detectives arrested 5,747 suspects and arraigned them in various courts. 951 suspects were convicted while 4,329 are still awaiting trial.