In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
The victim’s father says he caught Thomas Tabu, 48, having sex with his 13-year-old daughter, a Primary Four (P.4) pupil at around 3:00 pm on 18 October 2021. The case reported the case to Patiko Police Post vide SD Ref: 08/18/10/2021 leading to the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday 19.
Samson Lubega, the Bukwo District Police Commander, says that the arrest of the suspects stemmed from complaints from the general public about the non-existent projects under NUSAF3, which were later confirmed by the Resident District Commissioner and LC V Chairperson.
Quinto Odongo, the Otuke District Education Officer described the situation at many schools as “appalling”, saying that although they have plans of renovating the schools, they operate on a meagre budget.