“In short, the law doesn’t create the offence of child to child sex. The use of the phrase child to child sex in the marginal notes to section 129A of the penal code Act is therefore misleading to the extent that it creates the offence of child to child sex. … The offender in this care was therefore rightly charged with the offence of defilement,” he said.
Beatrice Babra Angufiru, the Senior Legal Officer for Legal Aid Gulu revealed that of the 112 people who turned for the services, over 80 percent of them were with complaints on land conflicts while criminal matters like defilement and child neglect came a distant second
According to available information, Nyombi who was preparing food for his colleagues used the chance when his friends went into the forest to collect the firewood to lure the girl into sex with promises of giving her a mobile phone.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says the suspect says the suspect will appear in court on charges of aggravated defilement contrary to section 129 (3) and (4) (c) of the Penal Code act.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says Tumusiime was arrested over the weekend from his hideout in Rwentondo. He says the suspects went into hiding after committing the offense of May 03rd, 2020.