Members of parliament on the forum of children’s affairs have urged the government to declare public holidays to scale up vaccination of teachers and students in order to achieve the vaccination target required to reopen schools.
The report indicates that the cases put the district in the 10th position amongst districts with high rates of defilement across the country. The highest number was in the Katwe division which recorded 252 defilement cases, followed by Kamuli district with 236, Mbale with 230, Buyende with 207, Mukono division with 193 cases, as well as Tororo and Kapchorwa which registered 188 cases each.
Aloysius Akora who heads the Professional Standards Unit of Police at Fort Portal Police Station says Kobusinge will not only be charged for misinformation but also for selling underage girls into prostitution.
The State Prosecutor, Noah Kunya objected to the presentation of the DNA results and asked the judge to disregard it, saying it obtained in contempt of court since it wasn’t conducted by GAL and witnessed by a Police officer.
The OC Child and Family Protection Unit in Moroto Central Police Station, Joseph Oumo told Uganda Radio network on phone there were many cases recorded of defilement and he could not confirm whether this particular case had been recorded.
It is alleged that they aided the escape of Kerett Byonabye from Hoima Police Station. Byonabye is accused of defiling a 13-year-old girl, a student of St Cyprian Secondary school in Buhanika sub-county Hoima district.
Last weekend, two in- laws died in Bugondo Sub County, Serere district following a domestic brawl. The duo perished after a lengthy domestic conflict between Petua Atipo and her husband, Patrick Otim who separated after repeated violence.
Abraham Tukundane the Luweero District Police Commander says that Police arrested Ssendege after registering a complaint that he allegedly grabbed and forced a 17-year-old girl into sex at her at home located at Kavule zone in Luweero town on Wednesday.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson, says that Kafeero escaped from Kigorobya Health Center IV on Tuesday Night where he had been admitted nursing severe wounds that he sustained after being beaten by a mob.
Earlier on prosecution led by Masindi State Attorney, Arthurton Kukundakwe told court that Rusongwa was caught red handed by the victim’s mother in Kyebitaka village in Kikuube district on April 3rd, 2016 defiling the minor.
Paul Mukungu, the LC 3 Chairperson Luweero town council notes the need for local governments and Non-Government Organizations to rehabilitate teenage mothers and support them to acquire vocational skills to sustain themselves.
It is alleged that John Okwonga, defiled his niece and impregnated her, while at his home in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality, in March this year. The minor’s mother filed a case of aggravated defilement on May 30, 2019, at Gulu Central Police Station.