The OC Child and Family Protection Unit in Moroto Central Police Station, Joseph Oumo told Uganda Radio network on phone there were many cases recorded of defilement and he could not confirm whether this particular case had been recorded.
On behalf of the girls, Janet Bamulyekye of Kalongo Seed Secondary school in Luweero handed over a petition to Minister of Gender, Labor and Social Development Janat Mukwaya demanding that the government takes action to end social abuses against the girl child.
URN has come across email exchanges between the operators of Ssese humanitarian services, Glaser and the sponsors of the children under Glaser’s care indicating that some of the children had reported the matter to the sponsors.
Out of the 3,121 Primary school samples, 2,427 said they experienced a sexual relationship or abuse at school representing 77.7 percent of the sampled population. Of these, 19.4 percent (752) were in Eastern Uganda, 16.8 per cent (652) in Central, 14.9 per cent (578) in Northern Uganda and 11.5 per cent (445) in Western Uganda.