Kabale: Procurement Officer Remanded for Defiling 6 Year-old

Kabale Grade One Magistrate, more about Raphael Vueni has remanded Ephraim Katwaaza, a 33 year-old assistant procurement officer of Uganda College of Commerce to Ndorwa government prison on charges of aggravated defilement.

Katwaaza is accused of defiling a six year-old pupil from Child Africa Junior School, in Kabale.

Prosecution led by Kabale Senior Resident  state Attorney, Batson Baguma told court that on Monday, November 21st, 2016  Ephraim  Katwaaza  at around 5pm while in Kekubo cell, Nyabikoni Ward, Central division Kabale Municipality,  unlawfully slept with the underage girl.

His worship Vueni  didn’t allow  Katwaaza not to enter plea to the charge read to him  as his  court  has  no jurisdiction  advising him to apply in the high court.

“You are not allowed to enter plea as your case is a capital offence that can only be heard by the high court and this court has no jurisdiction,” ruled His worship Vueni.

Katwaaza was hence remanded to Ndorwa government prison until December 13th when he will appear before Chief Magistrate’s court to enter plea.

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