The Katakwi District LC V Chairperson, Walter Elakas, says cattle thieves are taking advantage of the lock down to terrorize his electorate. He also notes that while Karimojong rustlers used to target majorly cattle, the recent thefts were accompanied with sexual abuse, abduction and shootings.
The Project Coordinator, Justice Paul Gadenya Wolimbwa, says their attention was drawn towards the SGBV cases such as defilement, rape and domestic violence, because they constitute 62 percent of the cases in High Court.
The report indicates that, at the beginning of 2013, Victim 1 began to spend time with Haji Mugagga when he was still the headteacher at Lubiri High School. She was found pregnant in 2014 and suspended. she later moved in with Mugagga at his Seeta Residence during which time, the pregnancy was terminated.
Police in Rukungiri District are holding a 25 year old man for allegedly raping his grandmother. Julius Kamusiime (25) of Muyanja Cell in Kyamakanda Parish Buyanja sub county allegedly raped his grandmother Norah Bakiziire (74) .
Today, Namuddu breaks the silence, revealing that she secretly mothered a child with the priest attached to Buyoga catholic parish in Bukomansimbi district. She not only accuses the priest of rape, but for child neglect and threatening violence.
A 39-year-old man has been presented in court over defiling his then eight-year-old step daughter. The suspect Paul Mugerwa allegedly committed the crime in May 2011 at Mweru village, Butenga Sub County in Bukomansimbi district.
The Summit is aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation and child early and forced marriage within a generation. Currently in Uganda one percent of the total population has undergone Female Gential mutilation.
The decision follows the arrest of a Glaser Benhard Bery, a German national who has been operating a foster home â€˜Ssese Humanitarian services and Child Care centreâ€™ in Kalangala district. Glaser was arrested early this month on allegations of sexually abusing minors adopted at this home.
Rose Nalubega, the head of the Sexual and Gender Based Violence Department at the CID Department says that after sodomizing the minor, the suspect warned him against revealing what had happened threatening to end his life.