Police in Nakaseke are hunting for the headteacher of
Maranatha Primary School for allegedly defiling a P7 pupil.
Ramathan Ssenyondo aged 50 years a headteacher of Maranatha Primary
School located in Kiwoko town council is wanted by the Police for allegedly
defiling a Primary Seven pupil aged 15 years.
The parents of the pupil allege that on 8th May
this year, Ssenyondo performed a sexual act on their daughter in
the school library.
The father of the child explains that Ssenyondo allegedly
asked his daughter to take a textbook to the library before he followed her
there and forcefully performed a sexual act on her.
He adds that the victim notified the senior woman about the
matter but she instead advised her not to reveal what had happened to any other
The father says that they learnt about the incident when the
child returned to pick up fees and they reported the matter to Kiwoko Police
Station demanding for the arrest the headteacher.
Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson
says that the Police registered the complaint on 15th May this year
and the victim was examined at Nakaseke hospital.
Ssemwogerere adds that Ssenyondo is on run but Police is
hunting for him and they have asked the District Chief Administrative Officer
to help them to trace his whereabouts.
Allan Mayanja Ssebunya the Nakaseke Central Member of
Parliament has condemned what he called rampant cases of defilement against
girls and asked Police to do whatever they can to ensure that the suspect is
Mayanja says that the victim has since stopped studying
because she is under treatment and fears victimization.
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Moses Muyambi, the Nakaseke Deputy Resident District
Commissioner said he is aware of the case and said also tasked the Police
to ensure that the suspect is prosecuted.
Another family in Luwero is also crying for justice after Police released on bond Mohammed Kivumbi, the Director of Vision Nursery
and Primary School in Busula trading center . Kivumbi is accused of defiling a
primary seven pupil at his school.
The Office Director of Public Prosecution has since ordered
the file to be recalled for review to establish whether the case was handled
fairly or not before another decision is made.
A family in Nakasongola district is also crying out for
justice after a pastor allegedly defiled and impregnated their daughter.
Pastor on run is Henry Bogere Bisoboka from Rock of Salvation and Healing
Ministries at Kageri village in Wabinyonyi sub-county.
According to the Police crime report, there was an increase in
cases of defilement from 14,134 cases in 2020 to 14,436 reported cases in 2021.