By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kisoro are holding a police officer on allegation that he defiled a 16 year old girl
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson identified the suspect as detective Inspector of police Vianny Habineza attached to Bunagana boarder station who allegedly had carnal knowledge of his maid whom he impregnated.
It is alleged that the suspect slept with the girl in Feb, 2021, she realized the pregnancy in April and revealed the information in September when she was hospitalized in labor, but the suspect had fled
Maate said that the house maid was recruited in January 2020 and was staying in the suspect’s home in Rutare village Chahi sub county Kisoro district.
The suspect was arrested on the 16/02/2022 at Kigezi regional headquarters at Kabale and because his case file was already sanctioned, was produced in Kisoro magisterial court before his worship Gidudu Fred grade two magistrate, who remanded him to Kisoro prisons until 22/03/2022 when he will be back for mention.
He was charged with aggravated defilement because he should have protected the victim as a person in authority over the said girl under the age of 18.
The case of aggravated defilement was registered at Kisoro Central Police Station under reference number CRB 070/2022 to help in the investigations.
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