Police in Kayabwe has arrested a 21-year-old Godfrey Sseguya on charges of aggravated defilement of a 4-year-old female juvenile. The crime is reported to have occurred last week in Lubanda B village, Nindye Parish, Nkozi Sub-county, Mpigi district.
Sseguya, a casual worker from Kankobe village is said to have found the 4-year-old victim alone, while her father was fetching firewood in the neighbourhood.
On coming back, he found the suspect trying to escape from his house as his baby was crying. He arrested and took him to the Vice Chairperson L.C. I.
On quick check, the victim had stained semen around her private parts. She was rushed to Buwama Health Centre III for further treatment. The suspect was detained at Kayabwe Police Station.
“We would like to thank the parent and local council leaders for doing the right thing of reporting the matter to Police. We are deeply committed to thoroughly investigating these sexual acts of violence against young children and will ensure we fast track the cases through court,” say Police.