By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukungiri have in custody a 36 year old man for allegedly cutting off private parts of a two and half year-old girl.
The suspect Yoonah Karigye is a resident of Kalinga village Rwakirungura parish Buyanja Sub County in Rukungiri district.
Kigezi region police mouthpiece told journalists that Esther Oreeba a resident of the same area had gone to borrow an axe from the home of late Alex Nahurira when she saw the suspect who is a worker at the home pulling a young girl with hanging private parts and intestines.
Oreeba who had identified the young girl rushed to the mother who told her (Oreeba) that the girl Maryscent Kagirl had disappeared from her home in the morning.
According to Maate, the area LCI chairperson Benon Musasizi gathered residents who arrested Karigye and handed him to Buyanja police station.
Maate said that the victim was picked from an isolated banana plantation at a distance from the suspect’s home and taken to Karoli Lwanga Referral Hospital Nyakibale and later to Mbarara Regional referral hospital.
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