Man arrested over defiling two girls in Kanungu


A 24yrs old man has been held for allegedly having carnal knowledge with two young girls aged 10 years and 11 years respectively, both pupils of Bihomborwa p/s in Kanungu district.

The suspect is Alex Byamukama a resident of Bihomborwa village/parish Kihihi town council Kanungu district, Kihihi town council in Kanungu district,

According to Kigezi region police spokesperson ASP Elly Maate It’s alleged that on the 15/10/2023 at about 1:00pm, the two victims with other 4 girls left home to collect firewood in the bush.  On their return home, the suspect intercepted them accusing them of destroying and stepping on Jane’s beans. 

It is further said that the suspect then picked the two victims from others who were older and  ordered them to go back with him as a punishment to collect grass, and on reaching in the bush, he tied  the victims and allegedly had carnal knowledge with each of them.

 After the Act, the victims ran and reported to their parents and one Jacenta Nyiransaba reported to police the suspect was identified and arrested. 

Statements were obtained from victims and examined. Maate says Inquiries continue.