Luweero Priests Wanted for Defilement

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Sserunkuma is being investigated at Luweero Central Police Station under SD Ref; 13/20/03/2018 whereas Kalule is being investigated under CRB 22/2018. The accused persons havent yet commented as they couldnt be reached by our reporter.

Reverend Canon Kezekiah Kalule, an Archdeacon attached to Luteete Archdeaconry and Geoffrey Sserunkuuma, the lay leader of Bbowa Church of Uganda in Makulubita Sub County in Luweero district are in trouble for alleged defilement.

 
Luweero Police accuses the duo of allegedly defiling minors under their care. Paul Kangave, the Savannah Region Police Spokesperson, says Kalule is wanted for defiling a 16-old- pupil of Luteete Primary School who has been under his custody since 2007.

 
Sserunkuma on the other hand is also wanted for defiling a 17-year- old pupil of Bbowa Primary School in Makulubita Sub County. Kangave explains that the two girls were living with the priests and were sponsored by Compassion international, an organization attached to the church.
 

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Sserunkuma is being investigated at Luweero Central Police Station under SD Ref; 13/20/03/2018 whereas Kalule is being investigated under CRB 22/2018. The accused persons haven't yet commented as they couldn't be reached by our reporter.
 
 
However, URN has learnt that matter was brought to the attention of the Bishop of Luweero Diocese, Bishop Eridard Nsubuga who has since replaced the Archdeacon Kezekiah Kalule with Reverend Geoffrey Kasana pending investigations.


URN tried to reach Bishop Eridard Nsubuga for a comment but his known mobile phone number was switched off. This is not the first time police is hunting church leaders in Luweero for defilement. 



Recently, Police in Bamunanika picked up Yekoyada Nsubuga, the lay leader of St. Phillip Bajjo Church of Uganda for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl at Nkuluze village in Bamunanika Sub County. 

 

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Brian Luwaga
Since Brian Luwaga joined Uganda Radio Network in 2011, he is still amazed how, "URN is a place that gives journalists a chance to enhance their skills . It gives a journalist an opportunity to adopt and master various aspects of journalism that include radio broadcast, social media, photography and television production."

A practicing journalist since 2009, first with Star FM, Luwaga has always been keen to write about the concerns of the "common person." Based for much of his career in Luweero, Luwaga takes it as a compliment if politicians complain that his reporting is too harsh.

In his journalism, Luwaga likes to merge the past with the present. He believes you cannot understand what is happening now, if you do not have a grounding in the past. Brian Luwaga is the Luweero URN bureau chief. Nakasongola, Nakaseke, Mityana, Mubende and Wakiso districts fall under his docket.

Luwaga is interested in humanitarian work and is a keen Rotarian.