Two arrested for defiling toddlers
A 21 year old man who defiled a 4 year old girl is in custody after being arrested by police in Kayabwe.
On the 3/3/2020 at around 10am while at Lubanda B village, Nindye –Parish, Nkozi Sub County, Mpigi district, Sseguya Godfrey, a 21 year old man, and casual worker from Kankobe village, found the 4 year old victim alone, while her father was fetching firewood in the neighborhood.
The victim’s father responded to the cries by the daughter, and found the suspect trying to escape from his house, but managed to arrest and took him to the Vice Chairperson LCI.
According to the father, the toddler had semen around her private parts. She was rushed to Buwama Health Centre III for further treatment, while the suspect was detained at Kayabwe Police Station.
Meanwhile, Police in Gomba district have arrested a one Kawesi Samuel, a 29 year old peasant of Kigo village, Bukandula Parish, Kabulasoke Sub-county, Gomba District for defiling a 7 year old female juvenile.
The child was with her 3 year old brother while going to fetch water from the borehole, on the 7/3/2020, at Sali village, Kyegonza Sub-county, Gomba District.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson says the suspect tricked the victims’ young brother into going away and dragged the girl victim to a sugar plantation, where he defiled her from. She narrated the ordeal to her parents who reported to the police and inquiries instituted. The suspect was arrested and in custody.
“The two incidents clearly reveal how girl victims are vulnerable and targeted by sexual predators. We would like to thank the parents and local council leaders for doing the right thing of reporting the matters to police” Enanga said.