Makerere University Professor Charged With Beating Students

In Summary
  • Bernard Wandera is charged with two counts of assasult and  causing actual bodily harm. 
  • He denies the charges.
  • A video went viral on social media showing the Professor allegedly slapping  a female student.

Makerere University professor Bernard Wandera has survived sleeping in Luzira prison after posting a 1.5 million shillings bail on  charge of assaulting two of his female students.

 The 57 year old Wandera was arraigned before  Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Fidelis Otwao who charged him with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. 

He however denied the said offences and was granted a 1.5million shillings cash and each of his five sureties ordered to sign a non-cash bond of 50million shillings. 

Court further ordered him to  deposit his original National ID in court and LC1 letter from where he resides. 

He returns to Court on the 15th of December  2022  for trial.Court further heard from state prosecutor Joan Keko that investigations are also complete. 

Prosecution states that on November 17th 2022 at CTF 1 lecture room Makerere University,  assaulted Patricia Aikoro and Prisca Mirembe thereby causing them actual bodily harm.

He has since been interdicted by the Vice Chancellor .