Head Teacher held over school fire

Police in Kabale arrest the Head Master of Kabaale Day and boarding primary school over a fire at his school. The fire gutted the school’s administration block Monday night.

South Western region Police spokesperson Polly Namaye says Ahimbisibwe Christopher was earlier being investigated for alleged abuse office and embezzlement. She says all vital documents were destroyed in the fire. Ahimbisibwe was detained together with the school guard one Gabigaro.

This comes shortly after another Headteacher of a city school was cleared of involvement in a fire at his school, Budo Junior. William Kayongo was arrested together with a number of his staff after the night fire killed 21 students at the school and destroyed two halls of residence a last year