Police arrest three people over defilement

Police arrest three people over defilement

Police in Kisoro District have arrested three people for marrying off a 16-year- old girl whose name has not been identified

The Kigezi region spokesman, Mr Elly Mate, confirmed the arrests and said the case vide CRB 248/2018 is registered at Kisoro police station.

He identified the suspects as; John Asiimwe,19, the alleged defiler, Frogensi Akizimana his father and Scola Kemirembe the mother of the girl, all residents of Bizenga village Nyondo Sub-County in Kisoro District.

It is alleged that Assimwe gave out one cow and Shs1.5 million as dowry to the girl’s family.

Police are still investigating the circumstances under which the girl got married off.