Police have arrested a primary school head teacher for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old under his care.

Hamisi Mukalazi, 37, the owner of Star Primary School located in Goma Division, Bukerere, Mukono District is said to have taken the victim from her relatives in guise of educating her.

The victim said that the caretaker started seducing her and sexually exploiting since 2017.

She said he would do it whenever his wife was away and whenever she complained, the caretaker would threaten to stop the funding.

The victim then became pregnant. It is alleged that Hamisi attempted to force her abort by administering tablets, which caused health problems.

Afraid of what his wife figuring out, he took the victim back to her grandmother, who discovered the health problem and involved medics and police. A case file CRB 221/2018 was opened.

Unfortunately, the police surgeon examination revealed that the victim’s womb had been damaged.

An operation was done and uterus removed.

Photo credit: Kampala Metropolitan Police

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