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52 year old man arrested over aggravated defilement

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac are holding in their custody a 52-year-old man for allegedly defiling his eight year old biological daughter. The suspect currently detained at Apac CPS has been identified as Tom Obote, a resident of Ayomjeri village, Atana parish in Apac sub county, Apac …

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CID fears a 42 day upsurge in defilement cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is worried of another likely upsurge of defilement cases during this 42-day partial lockdown imposed by government to stop the spread of Covid-19 in the country. On Sunday, President Museveni announced several measures including closure of schools, suspension of religious gatherings …

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Mbale health worker arrested over defilement

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mbale city is holding a man for allegedly defiling a sixteen-year-old girl. The health worker with one of the health facilities in Mbale which police declined to name was arrested on Friday for allegedly defiling his client who had gone to seek medical attention. …

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2,467 teenage pregnancies registered in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persistent high rates of teenage pregnancies in Kabale district continue baffling the leaders. Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer revealed to our reporter on Friday afternoon that her office recorded 1,867 cases of girls aged under 18 who were defiled and made pregnant between March …

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Kwania probation office, residents decry surge in child abuse

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kwania district probation and welfare department, and residents of Aduku township cell in Aduku town council have decried the increasing cases of child abuse. Moses Opio, the district probation and welfare department officer says that many cases of abuse like child negligence, corporal punishment and defilement …

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DPP withdraws defilement case against teenage girl

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | She was barely 17 years old when she went to work to pay a school fees debt after sitting her O level exams. Instead, when she asked for her pay after one month, she was arrested and charged with defiling a 4 year old boy in …

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Pastor in Bushenyi arrested over defilement

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bushenyi police are holding in custody a born again pastor for allegedly defiling and making a 14-year-old girl pregnant. Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson Martial Tumusiime has identified the suspect as Apostle Solomon Kushemererwa, 36, a resident of Tank Hill, Bushenyi town. Kushemererwa is a pastor at …

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Kidongole OC in trouble for releasing defilement suspect

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bukedea police are holding one of their own for releasing a defilement suspect. The suspect is Serwano Munghairwa, the Officer in Charge of Kidongole police post. He was picked up after civil society organizations in the district landed on an agreement in which he authorized parents …

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