Crime & Investigation

Kabale Man Arrested For Defiling 5-Year-Old

no rx geneva; font-size: small;”>The suspect and the victim are both residents of Kina Nyakatoma cell Rugarama parish in Maziba Sub County in Kabale.

Tumwesigye is reported to have abused the girl on Thursday at around 1:00pm at her grandmother’s house.

The victim’s guardian had had left her behind alone.

Mr Elly Matte, the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson revealed that the girl has been staying with her grandmother ever since her parents died a few years ago.

Sabiti, a neighbor to the girl’s home is reported to have lured the child to his house before committing the despicable act.

“The grandmother later noticed the little child’s uncoordinated movements and rushed her to a Rusikyizi health center for medical examination where they confirmed that she was defiled,” said Matte.

“Police at Kabale Central police have arrested Sabiti as inquiries go on and will be produced in courts of law to face aggravated defilement charges,” added Matte.

The case has been registered under file number CRB/2681/2013 of Kabale police station.

Matte advised parents and guardians to avoid leaving their young ones unattended to so as to protect them from such wrong elements within the society.


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