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Police Hunt for Officer Accused of Rape in Jinja District

Police in Jinja District are looking for a colleague who allegedly raped a lady suspect in her cell.

Kiira vicinity police spokesperson, Mr James Mubi, stated the suspect is connected to Namaganga police publish in Busedde sub-county, Jinja District.
“It is real we’re looking for our very own officer who allegedly raped a suspect in cell. His motion isn’t always most effective in opposition to the law, however additionally a disgrace to the institution,“ Mr Mubi stated on Monday.

According to Mr Mubi, the suspect took gain of his residence`s proximity to the cells to rape the sufferer on Sunday night.
The sufferer, Mr Mubi stated, have been arrested on expenses of infant forget about filed via way of means of her husband however the couple settled the problem earlier than the sufferer secured police bond and lower back domestic.
Mr Mubi defined that quickly after returning domestic, the sufferer narrated her ordeal to the husband, who filed a proper grievance with police at Busedde sub-county headquarters, triggering the search for the suspect.

Similar instances withinside the past

This comes simply months after any other police officer turned into in October 2023 disregarded from the Force on allagations of scandalous behavour after he allegedly raped a 30-year-vintage housewife whyo had long past to Namusita police publish in Buyende District to document a case of home violence.

The sufferer, a resident of Kalambo village, Ndolwe sub-county is stated to had been violated in Nakabira police barracks on October 12 via way of means of the in-fee CID at Namusita police publish in Buyende District, D/IP Godfrey Balikowa.
In April 2018, citizens of Abim District requested the police government to arrest officials they accused of raping and defiling lady suspects in cells. The citizens threatened to level protests if the police did not take motion in opposition to the errant officials.

The then Abim resident district commissioner, Mr Hashaka Mpimbaza, showed having obtained numerous court cases from the locals, which include one approximately a police officer impregnating a teenage girl, who had in view that been disregarded from Alerek Senior Secondary School.

In March 2018, police in Mbale District arrested a police officer connected to Sukari Police Booth in Namakwekwe Ward, Northern Division on expenses of raping a suspect in custody.
The suspect turned into recognized as Joel Magombe, 37.

Father defiles daughter
In any other development, Mr Mubi stated police have arrested a 35-year-vintage guy in Jinja metropolis for allegedly defiling his 14-year-vintage daughter.
He recognized the suspect as a resident of Katende Triangle area in Jinja North Division.

According to Mr Mubi, the suspect turned into arrested after locals have become suspicious of the preferential remedy he turned into giving one in all his 3 children, whose mom is presently overseas doing Kyeyo.
“The suspect could take the sufferer to a visitor residence in Bugembe and purchase her unique meals at domestic to eat,“ Mr Mubi stated, including that by the point of his arrest, the suspect had reportedly had carnal know-how together along with his daughter 9 times,” Mr Mubi.


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