Chinese Nationals arrested for sexually harassing two women in Bukwo
Two Chinese nationals attached to China State Construction Engineering and Cooperation in Bukwo district in Sebei region have been arrested for alleged sexual harassment.
The duo is part of the team carrying out construction work on the Kapchorwa Suam road. They allegedly harassed two female Ugandan women working with the company.
According to Aminisi Kayondo the district Police commander, the Chinese workers were arrested following complaints from the victims and their relatives reported the matter to the Police.
Kayondo identified the suspects as Ge-Jonjian, aged 48 years and Zao Wen, aged 45 years who work for the same company. He said the duo were arrested on Tuesday and that their files have been sent to the state attorney for legal advice.
Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza, the Resident District Commissioner Bukwo warned the contractor against faulting the rules and guidelines that protect the workers.
He further noted that the incident is unfortunate and should be handled according to the law.