After several days of searching for Julius Osuta, a first-year student at Kyambogo University, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, police have found him.
He was found at Arua Park in Kampala on Thursday by police cops and handed over to his parents.
Julius Osuta went missing on 7th April 2022, after losing school fees worth UGX 620,000, he had just received from his father in gambling at a sports betting center.
A depressed Osuta reportedly tried to recover the money he had lost in betting under the pretext he misplaced the stake, he was arrested and brought to the police in Kyambogo over theft. He was later released.
Osuta panicked and fled into hiding prompting students where he resides in a rental at Banda to report the matter to the police.
Gloria Ekizi, Osuta said Osuta escaped out of fear that his family that hails from Zombo would be very furious with his actions.
In February 2020, a student at Moyo technical institute in Moyo district fell unconscious after losing school fees worth UGX560, 000 in gambling.
The victim (names withheld), was a first-year student of Moyo technical institute and a resident of Adjumani district. He had just reported to school when he was prompted to bet his tuition.