Stolen school computers: Police dog tracks down CRE teacher.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1823 EAT on Tuesday 7th March 2023.

The director of studies (DoS) of Malera-Kabarwa seed secondary school in Bukedea district Gerald Ampulire has been arrested over the disappearance of 14 computers from the school laboratory on Sunday night. 

Ampulire, who also teaches Christian Religious Education (CRE) was arrested after a police dog led detectives to his house on Monday. Police dog 

Ben Angura, the chairperson school board of governors says that before his arrest, the same teacher had accused three students of stealing the computers. 

He says that when the implicated students were arrested, the school management and the police agreed to introduce a sniffer dog to the scene to try and track down the suspects.

Charles Okoto, the Bukedea district police commander says that they are still investigating the case to establish facts before the teacher is produced to the court. Both the teacher and the three students were still in police custody by the time of filing this story.


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