Police criminal Investigations Department in Kampala is holding a primary school teacher who allegedly defiled a pupil.
The suspect under arrest has been identified as Jimmy Walugembe, 29, a teacher at Springfield International School located along Salama road in Makindye division, Kampala.
It is said that on 21st June he lured the 8 year old minor into the school toilets where he sexually abused her.
Police spokesman CP Fred Enanga told journalists on Monday that the matter was reported to police which swiftly conducted tests on the victim.
Tests indicated that the victim had a raptured hymen and immediately followed up the suspect who was arrested later on.
The suspect was arrested together with the school head teacher because he had maintained the teacher at school.
Mr Enanga also revealed that at the time of arrest, the suspect and the head teacher had initiated negotiations with the parents of the victim with intention to conceal the evidence.
“The minor is currently undergoing counselling and treatment as investigations are still ongoing,” Enanga said.