Nelson Tumushiime, the Kakumiro District Police Commander-DPC, says the suspect was arrested on Monday following a complaint by the victim’s mother.
Kakumiro police are holding a man accused of defiling
and impregnating his 15-year-old step daughter.
The suspect is Innocent
Bafakilira, a resident of Mpanga village in Kyabasaija sub county Kakumiro.
Nelson Tumushiime, the Kakumiro District Police
Commander-DPC, says the suspect was arrested on Monday following a complaint by
the victim’s mother.
He says medical tests show that the
teenager is five months pregnant. Tumushiime says the suspect will be
arraigned on court on charges of aggravated defilement once their
investigations are complete.
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The victim’s mother, says her daughter dropout of school due to lack of scholastic materials last year and decided
to stay at home.
She says it is during this time when the step-father
sexually abused the teenager and threatened to kill if she discloses the matter
The Kyabasaija Sub County LC V Councilor, Deo
Ssegawa has condemned the incident, saying it is the responsibility of parents
to protect children.
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