A 70 year old man identified as Kiwanuka Haruna is being held by the police in Butambala for allegedly defiling his 4 year old, grandchild on the 3/02/2020 at 6:30pm, at Bulaawa village, Kalamba Subcounty, Butambala District.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson says the disgusting grandfather, called the little girl behind the latrines and asked her to lay on her back, before removing his trouser and defiling her.
Enanga adds that the victim narrated the ordeal to her mother who immediately reported the matter to police. "The scene was well documented and samples recovered from the scene for comparison with that found on the victims’ clothes and body, and from the suspect. The victim was further examined on PF3 and its appendix and subjected to PEP as a preventive measure" he said.
Meanwhile, the police in Busia, arrested Juma Stephen, a 38 year old father, and a resident of Buyodi Village, Limino Parish, Busia District, for defiling his two biological daughters, aged 13 and 15 respectively, during the month of December, 2019. The suspect allegedly defiled his 13 year old daughter, in the morning of 19/12/2019, and later asked his 15 year old daughter to escort him to the garden to pick mangoes. He also defiled her in the garden and left her behind crying. The victims reported to their mother, who never took any action but instead informed her father – in – law who also concealed the matter.
"We would like to thank the victims and concerned citizens for their bravery in reporting the acts of sexual violence to police. We are deeply committed to thoroughly investigating these grave acts of sexual violence against children, and has tasked the department of Gender Based Violence at CID headquarters, to fast track the matter, and ensure the perpetrators are brought to book" Enanga noted.