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Pianist Accused of Incest and Raping his Daughter

The 19-year old victim who is a S.4 student says that her father started violently forcing her into sex in April 2020 while threatening and even beating her if she tried to refuse.
25 Nov 2021 17:54
Erasmus Emoruta father who is now under custody at Katakwi CPS- Photo By Emma Olinga

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Police in Katakwi have arrested a man in Katanga Cell of Katakwi Town council on allegations of Rape and incest, and the victim is his own biological daughter.

  

The Police have identified the suspect as Erasmus Emorut, a carpenter and a pianist at the Embassy of God church, and resident of Katanga Cell in Katakwi town council, Katakwi district. 

 

Gregory Ageca, the force Public Relations Officer in East Kyoga confirmed the arrest saying the suspect is accused repeatedly having sexual intercourse with his biological daughter by uviolence and threats. 

 

He says suspect is now under custody and is charged for rape and incest under CRB 518/2021 a waiting to be produced to courts of Law after investigations.

  

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The victim (name withheld), a 19 year old, a S.4 student alleges that her father started in 2020 April forcing her into the act violently while threatening and even beating her when she refuses.

 

She says the father told her that he got dream of producing with her a baby boy and that to get blessings, good marriage and fortune she must have sex with him.

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Loyce Amuge, 69, the victim's grandmother narrated that on the night of Wednesday,  the son-in-law followed his daughter to her home and asked her to return home but the girl refused.

She surprisingly suspected something was wrong when the granddaughter swore that she would not forgive "that man"!

 

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Hellen Ikiror, the victim's mother, refused to comment of the grotesque case.

Fredrick Adulai the Executive Director Foundation For Development of Children at Risk FODCAR in Katakwi has condemned the act appealing for justice to prevail in the case.

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Incest which refers to sexual activity between relatives, is punishable under the laws of Uganda, and the revolting act is condemned by virtually all faiths and most cultures on earth. It is also scientifically dangerous and even farmers prevent it amongst their animals in order to avoid getting unhealthy offspring.

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