MASINDI STUDENTS BEAT THEIR TEACHER OVER GIRLS
By Yosam Gucwaki
Festo Ibrahim Okello; a teacher at Victory high school in Masindi
municipality, Masindi district is in a critical condition at Masindi
main hospital after being beaten by students accusing him of what they called bad habits.
Okello was beaten by the students during a strike which was allegedly
staged by the students after they saw the situation worsening.
According to the students of Victory high school, Okello was beaten
today morning accusing him of bad behaviors such as entering girls’
dormitories when they are naked without the consent from their matron.
A student who preferred anonymity explains that Okello, who is found
of disrespecting girls, has just spent two months at the school.
The same student adds that Okello was beaten after he broke the plate
belonging to one of the students who had gone to serve food.
Another student who also preferred anonymity says that,
the teacher also has sexual relationship with female students adding that he always moves with girls while holding their arms in the school compounds.
The same student also accuses the deputy head teacher, Barry Dickson
of confiscating their phones and selling them outside instead of
returning them at the end of the term.
Source: www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda news website.