Police in Yei have detained a 28-year-old primary school teacher for allegedly impregnating two schoolgirls in the area.
The girl-child education supervisor in the county says the two girls were in Nyongwe and Lupapa primary schools in Yei town.
Susan Monowa Told press that one girl was an eighth grader, while the other, fifth grader.
“It’s a sad news for me to hear that a teacher, who is a role model, has impregnated two girls,” Ms Monowa said.
She has called on the government to take tough measures against the unnamed educator.
The police in the county have confirmed the arrest. The chief police inspector, Colonel Jeremiah Maker, says the man is under investigation.
“The police have brought the victim and he is under investigation in the police. After the investigation we shall sent him to the court for trial,” Col Maker stated.