“I woke up and prepared for my exams in the morning. On my way to school, I found a dog and as I walked past it, it followed me and bit my right leg,” Arot says.
Sarah Arot, 16 of Apero Primary School in Magoro sub-county, Katakwi district wrote her PLE exams in pain after she was bitten by a dog on her way to school.
"I woke up and prepared for my exams in the morning. On my way to school, I found a dog and as I walked past it, it followed me and bit my right leg," she narrated.
She says the dog tore her uniform as she tried to run from it.
By the time she wrote her Social studies paper, her leg was swollen.
Simon Peter Okello, the headteacher of Apeero Primary School says Arot was rushed to Magoro Health Centre III for treatment and was later allowed into the examination room, where candidates were sitting a Mathematics exam.
According to Okello, the medical workers advised that Arot completes her PLE, before she could be taken to Katakwi General Hospital for more medical examination and treatment.
Arot's father dies some time back and her mother, Joyce Aguti, a resident of Akwooro village, takes care of her.
A total of 17 PLE candidates registered to sit for exams in Apeero Primary School out of which 12.
mathematics and Social Studies paper when the leg was swelling.