Prosecution told court that on the evening of March 29, 2018, Damulira was hired by his victim to take her home some miles away from Kanoni town. However, along the way, the convict pretended that he had run out of fuel in the middle of a forest.
In his opening remarks, Justice Katureebe attributed the delayed judgment to numerous issues including health problems. Justice Katureebe explained that he was unwell and underwent surgery, adding that he will be flying out of the country the next week to undergo eye surgery.
Mark Rashid, the bursar of Makos High School in Kawempe division, initially charged with aggravated defilement, was convicted on a different crime after the prosecution failed to prove that a sexual act had taken place, despite placing the accused at the scene-of-crime.
The father, whose identity is withheld to protect the daughter, appeared in court as a state witness in an aggravated defilement case, where 24-year-old Calvin Mwangi, a clinical officer is accused of having sexual intercourse with a 9-year-old at their home in Kamwokya in June 2016.
According to Nakyobe, Museveni was angered by Rugambwas decision of ferrying voters to his home without his knowledge. Nakyobe also says that the President is not happy about Rugambwas tactics of extorting money from locals promising to give them onion seeds and mattresses on behalf of the government.