By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukungiri district have arrested a village chairperson for allegedly defiling a four year old girl.
Kigezi Regional police Spokesperson Elly Maate identified the suspect as Julius Kashumbusha 45 years a chairperson of Kagorogoro village in Kabwooma parish, Nyakagyeme Sub County Rukungiri district.
Maate said that the suspect and the victim’s parents according to residents own shops in Kagorogoro trading center.
It’s alleged that on the 26/02/2022 at around 09:35hrs, the victim was seen coming from the suspect’s shop with a bottle of “Kabiriti drink.
Surprisingly, Tumubwine Bruce 28 years, the victim’s father together with his wife saw their daughter moving in unusual state forcing them to check on her and discovered some semen on her dress.
They went on checking her private parts and realized that their daughter might have been defiled given the state she was in.
The Parents then informed other local residents who arrested the suspect and handed him over to Nyakagyeme police post from where was transferred to Rukungiri CPS for further investigations.
The case of aggravated defilement has since been registered at Kisoro Police station under reference number CRB 159/2022.
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