Emmanuel Jingo, a teacher at Sun Rise primary school in Kalangala district has survived lynching by a mob, for allegedly sodomizing his 8-year-old pupil.
Jingo was rescued by the police from angry members of the mob, who threatened to lynch him at Mulabana yesterday.
It is alleged that Jingo sent his 8-year-old victim to buy him airtime and later sodomized him when he took the airtime to his place.
The boy's parents decided to report to the authority after realizing the deteriorating health of their son.
Franco Ojabia, the OC Mulabana Police post confirmed the incident, calling it unfortunate.
He said the suspect is being held as investigations into the accusations continue.
Ojabia said that Jingo would be produced in court when the investigations are complete.
He appealed to parents to be protective of their children to avoid harm on them.