ASP Luke Owoyesigyire
A Policeman attached to the Counter -Terrorism - CT Unit has been arrested on
allegations of raping an 18-year-old girl.
The officer was arrested after the girl’s
mother opened a case of rape at the Criminal Investigations Directorate – CID headquarters
statement, the teenager whose name has been withheld, said the officer raped her on Tuesday
evening on Sixth Street, Industrial Area, Central Division of Kampala
The girl reportedly alerted her mother who stays in Kibuli and she was immediately
led to CID headquarters. At CID, a surgeon was assigned to conduct an
examination that has since proven that the victim was indeed raped.
said after learning that she had been dragged to CID, the officer allegedly sent his
colleague to convince her to settle matters early enough. The mother
alerted CID officers who laid a trap for the officer to meet the victim. The police officer was reportedly arrested at the spot on Wednesday where he agreed to meet the teenager.
The police officer was
first dragged to Kisugu police station commanded by ASP Joseph Kakooza but was
later transferred to Kabalagala police division.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan
police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed arrest of their officer adding that
investigations were moving on smoothly.
“It is true
we have arrested our officer on allegations of raping a woman and he is
currently detained at Kabalagala police station. He is facing charges of rape
and will be taken to court once investigations are done,” said Owoyesigyire.
has been recorded under criminal reference CRB 27/24/03/2020. The case file is
expected to be sent to Directorate of Public Prosecution – DPP on Monday next