By Ivan Mwine
The Police in Kyankwazi District are hunting for a merciless goon who defiled and later ruthlessly strangled a 10-year-old girl identified as Namukisa Christine ,as she returned home.
According to ASP Racheal Kawala, the Wamala Region spokesperson, the deceased was defiled by unknown person on February 10th, 2022 and case of aggravated defilement was opened up at Ntwetwe Police station, although the suspects is yet to be arrested.
“It is alleged that on the 10/02/2022 at around 6:00pm, the deceased Namukisa, a pupil at Bambala primary school in P.3 reached home from school and proceeded to buy sugarcane next to the trading center where she stayed for some time at her uncle’s place and on her way back at around 7:00pm, she met an unidentified motorcyclist who deceived her that her mother had sent him to go with her and pick a bunch of banana from the garden along Muwangi – Ntwetwe road.”
Kawala added that; She accepted and boarded the motorcycle. She was ridden up to nearby coffee plantation of one Nsabimana, where she was forcefully removed from the bike, pulled to the coffee plantation and aggressively defiled by the motorcyclist, leaving her in an unconscious state until around 08:00pm when she regained her consciousness and walked slowly home and narrated to the mother who also informed the police.”
Kawala noted that since then, the girl has been admitted at Ntwetwe Health Center VI where she died from on February 12, 2022.
She revealed that the scene was visited by a team of detectives and materials of evidential value recovered.
She stressed that the police strongly condemn such senseless acts of violence and urge parents and caretakers to always be vigilant and closely monitor movements of their children.