The Police in Katwe have arrested a house maid for Aggravated Human Trafficking, of a 3-year-old female, after her private parts were tampered with using a pair of scissors.
The incident occurred on the 07/03/2021, at around 9am, at Hollywood, Wasswa Zone, in Katwe.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that on the fateful day, the complainant Atuhaire Prossy, a 30-year-old businesswoman, requested her neighbour Naturinda Juliet, to look after her two children; a 3-year-old female juvenile and her two-year-old younger brother.
Upon return in the evening at around 6pm, Atuhaire picked her two children but realized on their way home, that her daughter was limping in pain.
When the mother inquired from what had happened, the victim narrated that the neighbour’s maid, identified as Allen Nduhukire, took a pair of scissors and injured her private parts.
Her clitoris sustained a cut but did not fall off. The victim was subjected to further medical examination and attention. A team of counsellors from the SGBV/CFPU Katwe, were counselling the victim.
Police have arrested the suspect Allen Nduhukire, 18-year-old, housemaid of Makindye Division and she will be charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Children C/S3(1)(a) and 5(a) of the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act 2009.
According to Enanga, the suspect used means of force or abuse of power or position of vulnerability of the victim, for the purpose of harmful rituals or practices.