Rakai school fire students sent back to prison
The six suspects in St. Bernard’s Mannya SS fire incident were remanded in Masaka Prison for the third time on 10 counts of murder, 37 of attempted murder, 2 attempted burnings and one malicious damage.
These included Alex Taremwa, Junior Mugarura, Dickson Kisuule, and Niyo Edison all students and others included Michael Tayebwa, a security guard and a police officer Steven Nzeyimana.
These appeared before Grade One Magistrate Christopher Adyeri, who adjourned their case until February 15, 2019.
The gruesome incident occurred in November 11, 2018 when unknown people torched a Senior Three dormitory and ten students were killed and 37 injured as well as destruction of property worth millions of shillings.