Police at Minzilo in Rakai district are holding a 30 year old man for defiling a three-year old girl.
Modestar Kubwabwe, a resident of Kigazi Village, Minzilo Sub County in Rakai district, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a three-year old girl.
Preliminary police investigations indicate that Modestar Kubwabwe reportedly committed the offence when the victim’s parents were not at home.
Kubwabwe was arrested after a tip off from one of the locals that saw him dragging the minor to the bush where he defiled the victim.
Haruna Jesira, the officer in charge of Mizilo police station, says police had to rush to arrest the suspect to save him from being lynched.
The Southern Region Police Spokesperson, Noah Sserunjoji, says that Police is going to take the suspect for HIV/Aids testing to establish if the minor also contracted the virus.
Cases of defilement are common in Rakai district. An 84-year old man was arrested in 2014 for defiling a seven year old Kyampaji Primary School in Kyampaji village, Kasaali, Sub County.