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Kamonyi priest charged with assaulting students released on bail

By IGIHE
On 27 mai 2022 at 10:21

Gacurabwenge Primary Court in Kamonyi District has ordered the release of Father Jean Paul Ndikuryayo, the Head Teacher of ‘Collège St Ignace Mugina’ who was arrested recently over allegedly assaulting, injuring three students and inflicting harsh punishments on them.

The court read the ruling on 26th May 2022.

Ndikuryayo is accused of having assaulted two girls aged 14 and their colleague aged 16 on 2nd May 2022. He was arrested three days later on 5th May.

The court said that the priest beat them with intentions to enforce discipline and remind them to become more responsible students.

The court released him on bail taking into account the fact that the priest was punishing them over committed mistakes, parents did not take children to another school, one parent sent a letter forgiving father Ndikuryayo in addition to the surety presented by the Bishop of Kabgayi Diocese, Smaragde Mbonyintege.

The court also ordered the priest to stay at the residence of Bishop Mbonyintege and not to appear at the facility before end of this school year.

The ruling was read on 26th May 2022.

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