Crime

Man rapes, impregnates 15-year-old daughter in Kamuli

Police in Kamuli District, eastern Uganda have arrested a 40-year-old father on allegations of raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter.

KAMULI, UGANDA: Police in Kamuli District, eastern Uganda have arrested a 40-year-old father on allegations of raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter.

The victim whose details this publication decided to withhold is a Primary Seven candidate at St. Mary’s Primary School, Kamuli.

According to the Busoga North Regional Police Spokesperson, Micheal Kasadha, the suspect father, a resident of Market Zone, Namwendwa Town Council in Kamuli District went into hiding after allegedly impregnating the victim until he was apprehended on Sunday. He is currently being detained at Kamuli Central Police.

“The suspect had been at large since last year when he realized that he was being hunted by police for defiling his daughter,” ASP Kasadha said, adding that “when the victim realized that she had conceived. She went to her grandparent’s home, owing to the sexual abuse she was going through at home.”

Together with the senior probation officer, the Community Development Officer made a formal report to the police and investigations started.

“From the time of medical examination that confirmed pregnancy, the CDO has been responsible for the welfare of the young mother including footing her medical bills until she gave birth in August last year,” ASP Kasadha noted.

The victim told police that her father started abusing her sexually while she was still in Primary Three having separated from her mother at three years old

“We commend the CDO for the motherly heart and being a hands-on officer in a bid to secure justice for the juvenile mother. We also want to appeal to the members of the public to take up responsibility in reporting matters that affect the well-being of children,” noted the Regional Police Spokesperson.

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