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Defiler Arrested After Two Years Hunt

By APN Reporter

Kampala

The Territorial Police in Kamengo, has in custody a 38 year old, male suspect on charges of Aggravated Defilement, from an incident that occurred, during the year 2017, where he defiled his 7 year old niece and infected her with the deadly HIVAIDS, while at Lukango village, Kamengo Sub county, Mpigi District.

The investigation which was as a result of intelligence obtained from a medical facility, which diagnosed the victim, a primary 4 pupil, with HIV/AIDS.

Both her parents were examined and found to be HIV negative. As a result, the victim revealed how the suspect known to her as a maternal uncle, defiled her on three separate occasions, from his gardens at Lukango village.

She added that the suspect threatened to kill her if she ever revealed the matter to anyone. The matter was however, brought to the attention of her parents in 2008, who were equally threatened by the suspect, till September 2019, when the intelligence was picked by the police.

On the 26/09/2019, the suspect identified as Kaweesi Joseph, a 38year old, resident of Lukango village was arrested.

He was examined and found to be HIV positive and on ARV drugs.

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