By Our Reporter
Police in Bukedea Central Police Station in Bukedea District have arrested a 28 year old man identified as David Odele AKA Opio for allegedly raping a three year old child in Suula village, Kocheka Sub County in Bukedea district.
The incident happened on Sunday afternoon, 11th February, 2024 after the child complained to her mother about the pain in her private parts.
Ms. Jane Acheng, the mother, told this publication that when she checked on the child’s private parts, she found blood and damage in her body parts.
“I was with my child at home but after eating lunch, the kid went to play but I was shocked to hear my child telling me that her private part is paining while mentioning that Opio was sleeping on top of her,” said Ms. Acheng.
Mr. Simon Okiror, Suula local council one chairperson said, the mother of the child reported the matter to his office and this led to Odele’s arrest.
“I received the complaint from Ms Acheng, we took the matter to police and Odele was arrested”, said Mr. Okiror.
Richard Asiimwe, the Bukedea District Police Commander confirmed Odele’s arrest saying his file is pending sanctioning by the Resident State Attorney before his appearing in court.
He said police carried out a medical examination of the child and the medical report shows penetrations on her private parts.
“We have Odele in our cells and the medical report shows that the child was penetrated,” said DPC Asiimwe.