The child captured on video being beaten at school has been identified as a four-year-old pupil at Marto Nursery School in Kamwokya. URN obtained a video of the child being severely beaten by a male adult while a female teacher as well as other children stood and watched. The child, whose names are withheld for ethical reasons, was reportedly being beaten incessantly for failure to take himself to school. The child is usually delivered to school by his six-year-old brother.
Former maid Jolly Tumuhiirwe has pleaded guilty to the charge of assault and could face up to a maximum of five years in jail for the crime. She blamed her cruel act on mistreatment by the baby's mother.