Friday, January 16 2015
Katongole has now been released on bond as they wait for the police surgeon's report.
It's alleged that on Dec 22, 2014 he enticed a senior one student, 14, into the act that lasted for over three hours after offering her with shs 20,000/-. It happened in a Kalerwe based lodge, the girl told police.
However, Katongole says that the girl convinced him that she was 20, which was two years above the age of consent, so he thought all was well. The case is filed under reference number: CRB017/2015, he will be produced in court next week.
The TV presenter tried offering the victim's brother with shs 200,000/- so that he could not burst his bubble, but the money was rejected and eventually leading to his arrest.
"We have tested for HIV and other STDs to ascertain his status. His file is being prepared, he will appear in court as soon as possible," a source at the police post where he is being held said.
On Wednesday, he was clad in a cream suit as usual dancing to all the videos that were being played. That evening, he had been attending to a graduation ceremony for a close friend who he kept congratulating during the show.
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