Police in Kabale are holding a 38 year old man for alleged aggravated defilement and incest.
Denis Mucunguzi a resident of Isingiro cell, Kyasaano parish in Kamuganguzi sub county, Kabale district is accused of defiling his 13 year old biological daughter. The victim is a primary three pupil at Kyasaano Primary School in Kamuganguzi Sub County.
Mucunguzi is alleged to have been defiling his daughter since October until Wednesday morning when he was arrested.
Willy John Mwesigwa, an elder brother to the suspect says that the victim complained on Monday this week about how her father was been forcing her into canal knowledge. Mwesigwa says that the Mucunguzi would use a chance to defile the victim during night hours after chasing away all other family members from the house.
Mwesigwa says that they had no option but to rush the matter for police for intervention. Mwesigwa says that the r suspect separated with his wife about four years ago.
Elly Maate the police Spokesperson for Kigezi Region says that the suspect is being held at Kabale Police Station for questioning.
Maate condemns the incident saying that it is very unfortunate to find that a parent who would be protecting his child from any harm is the one who put her life in danger. Maate adds that the suspect will be aligned before court to answer the charges accordingly.
Mucunguzi, however refutes all the accusations. He instead accuses his elder brother, Willy John Mwesigwa for being behind his arrest so that he inherits all the land that belongs to their mother.