Samuel Opoka a farmer reportedly sexually assaulted the minor before killing her on Thursday afternoon. The incident happened at Lapana B village in Paibony Parish in Kitgum Matidi Sub County.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly defiling and
killing her two years and seven months old daughter.
Samuel Opoka a farmer reportedly sexually assaulted the minor before killing
her on Thursday afternoon. The incident happened at Lapana B village in Paibony
Parish in Kitgum Matidi Sub County.
Kevin Abalo 27, the deceased’s mother says she had left the minor and her
five-year-old brother at home while she went to harvest green vegetable in
their nearby garden.
Abalo says on returning from the garden, her daughter was missing adding that
when she questioned her son, he told her their dad had killed her.
She says her son disclosed that the suspect undressed the victim and repeatedly
kicked and slammed her against their grass-thatched hut wall to death before
disposing her body in the nearby bush.
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Abalo says when she confronted her husband who was drunk and asleep in their
matrimonial hut, he instead turned against him and almost killed her before
being saved by neighbours.
According to her, the victim’s body was discovered about half a kilometre from
home, naked with ruptured private parts.
The Kitgum District Police commander Moses Bwire says police visited the crime
scene yesterday and recorded statements from eyewitnesses.
Meanwhile, a 47-year-old man Benjamin Ochola has been arrested for
allegedly raping his 20-year-old stepdaughter.
The suspect reportedly sexually assaulted the victim who is recovering from
nodding syndrome on Wednesday evening from his home in Okidi central village in
Okidi parish, Labongo Layamo sub-county.
Bureau Chief, East Acholi