Five Arrested for Allegedly Defiling Minor in Kabale

Five people have been arrested for alleged gang defiling a 13-year-old girl in Kabale district on Christmas day. 

The suspects currently being held at Kabale Central Police Station are; Davis Akankwasa Kehoda, Allan Akanyijuka, Moses Sendarera, and Norman Ahumuza Kanuma, all residents of Kasheregyenyi parish, Kamuganguzi sub-county in Kabale district.  

According to Abel Ruganza, the Kabale District Police Commander, the incident happened on Sunday evening (Christmas day) at around 8 PM at Nyakasharara trading center in Kyarugondo village, Kasheregyenyi parish.      

Elly Maate, the Police Spokesperson for Kigezi Region says that the victim was defiled until she became unconscious. Maate says the victim was rushed to Kabale regional referral hospital but died on arrival.  Maate says that the suspects are still being interrogated and will face murder charges. 

The case is registered at Kabale Police station under file number CRB936/2022.     

   

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