Teacher Held over Pupil’s Pregnancy

A secondary school teacher in Kabale district has been arrested by the Police in connection with the defilement of a Primary Seven pupil.

The suspect identified as David Kibonge a teacher at Rubanda High School was Friday morning picked by police after a complaint was filed by Compassion International who are the pupil’s sponsors.

The victim is a pupil at Nyaruhanga Primary School in Ikumba sub county –Rubanda West Constituency.

Late last year, the suspect is said to have enticed the girl into sex which later resulted her pregnancy.

On interrogation, the victim is said to have revealed that the teacher was responsible for the pregnancy.

Kabale district Police commander Bosco Arop said that the suspect was first picked by Police at Mulore Post before he was transferred to Kabale Police station where he is being held pending investigation into the matter.