By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Rwizi region are investigating circumstances under which a man used the contacts of the former Isingiro District boss to rape a girl.
ASP Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Police mouthpiece told the press today that on the 6.oct.2021 a man who identified himself as Dr. Sam visited Ruharo Eye Hospital claiming he had gone to appreciate the optical services rendered by Sheila Nabirye the victim.
Kasasira narrated the suspect took the victim’s number and the two started chatting on WhatsApp until 10th .Oct.2021 when he picked her at 1440/ c from Kiyanja in a motor vehicle Registration Number UAV011v Toyota Premio in company of another man armed with a gun.
He suspect pretended he was taking the victim for lunch and drove her to Crystal cottages Rwizi cell where he raped her from.
Kasasira revealed that when police intervened into the matter, they found out that the phone number 0784594686 used by the victim is in the names of Birungi Jeremiah Kamurari the former Isingiro District Chairman and he still uses the number.
This is a second time Kamurari is being implicated in a rape case within one year.
Kamurari was in February this year accused of trying to rape one Patricia Katushabe though she managed to escape and the case was reported to Mbarara central police station.
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