Police in Mbarara western Uganda has arrested Tumusiime Alex, 40, resident of Bugashe cell Nyakayojo division Mbarara municipality for allegedly defiling his four-year-old niece.
It is alleged that on the 29/04/2020 in the same cell, Alex performed a sexual act with this juvenile (name withheld) yet he is HIV positive and her uncle.
The case was reported to Ruti Police station on the 03/05/2020 by the mother of the victim Nabukaru Juliet aged 26 years and the suspect was arrested and moved to Mbarara CPS on the 05/05/2020
Both the victim and suspect have undergone a medical examination the hymen of the victim’s gentiles was not intact with marked tenderness and suspect was found HIV positive.
The victim has been put on medication (PEP) and her progress is being monitored by Doctors of Mbarara Regional referral hospital.
Inquiries into the matter continue.