By Richard Akandwanaho
Police in Rukiga District is holding a25 year old man for allegedly defiling a 14 year girl.
Police has identified the suspect in detention as Junior Turyatemba; a resident of Murambi in Rwamucucu Sub county Rukiga District.
It is alleged that on Sunday 6/8/2017 at around 06pm while at Biizi cell, in Rukia district, the suspect met the victim when she was going to fetch water and threatened her with a knife before he defiled her.
The suspect pulled the victim when she was trying to run and took her to a bush and defiled her, The Kigezi Region Police spokesperson Elly Maate has confirmed the arrest saying that after the victim was defiled, she immediately reported to her parents who later reported the case to police and arrested the suspect immediately.
Maate adds that the case is already registered under reference number Rukiga CRB116/2017 and investigations are on going after which the suspect will be taken to court.