The Police in Kabale have arrested a 62-year-old man for allegedly defiling his 10-year-old daughter.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson identifies the suspect as one Gerevazio Tiryambwenu a resident of Rwamukundi cell Kirijime ward Southern division Kabale municipality/ district.
According to Maate, police arrested Tiryambwenu on Wednesday in collaboration with the senior probation officer Kabale Monika Muhumuza courtesy of an NGO called “keeping children healthier and safe” based in Makanga cell Central division dealing with helpless children ensure are protected.
It is alleged that the suspect took advantage of the daughter after the mother one Gloria Tumwebaze divorced many years back and were only staying two of them.
The victim alleges that the father started having carnal knowledge with her beginning of this year, whenever he would return back home in the night.
It’s further alleged that on the 16/02/2021 the father took her to Rugarama hospital to be enrolled with family planning methods which prompted them to call the social workers of that NGO so that the young girl at that age is helped out moreover had also tested positive the status of the father.
That’s when they reported at police and was thereafter arrested and charged accordingly. Inquiries underway, after which will be arraigned before courts of law.