Community Outcry: Calls for Accountability Amid Allegations of Police Misconduct

Police in Jinja District are attempting to find a colleague who allegedly raped a girl suspect in her cell.

Kiira vicinity police spokesperson, Mr James Mubi, stated the suspect is connected to Namaganga police submit in Busedde sub-county, Jinja District.
“It is genuine we’re attempting to find our very own officer who allegedly raped a suspect in cell. His movement isn’t best towards the law, however additionally a disgrace to the institution,“ Mr Mubi stated on Monday.

According to Mr Mubi, the suspect took benefit of his residence`s proximity to the cells to rape the sufferer on Sunday night.
The sufferer, Mr Mubi stated, were arrested on costs of baby overlook filed through her husband however the couple settled the problem earlier than the sufferer secured police bond and back domestic.
Mr Mubi defined that quickly after returning domestic, the sufferer narrated her ordeal to the husband, who filed a proper grievance with police at Busedde sub-county headquarters, triggering the quest for the suspect.

Similar instances withinside the past

This comes simply months after every other police officer become in October 2023 disregarded from the Force on allagations of scandalous behavour after he allegedly raped a 30-year-vintage housewife whyo had long gone to Namusita police submit in Buyende District to document a case of home violence.

The sufferer, a resident of Kalambo village, Ndolwe sub-county is stated to had been violated in Nakabira police barracks on October 12 through the in-price CID at Namusita police submit in Buyende District, D/IP Godfrey Balikowa.
In April 2018, citizens of Abim District requested the police government to arrest officials they accused of raping and defiling girl suspects in cells. The citizens threatened to degree protests if the police didn’t take movement towards the errant officials.

The then Abim resident district commissioner, Mr Hashaka Mpimbaza, showed having obtained numerous court cases from the locals, consisting of one approximately a police officer impregnating a teenage girl, who had in view that been disregarded from Alerek Senior Secondary School.

In March 2018, police in Mbale District arrested a police officer connected to Sukari Police Booth in Namakwekwe Ward, Northern Division on costs of raping a suspect in custody.
The suspect become diagnosed as Joel Magombe, 37.

Father defiles daughter
In every other development, Mr Mubi stated police have arrested a 35-year-vintage guy in Jinja metropolis for allegedly defiling his 14-year-vintage daughter.
He diagnosed the suspect as a resident of Katende Triangle area in Jinja North Division.

According to Mr Mubi, the suspect become arrested after locals have become suspicious of the preferential remedy he become giving one in all his 3 children, whose mom is presently overseas doing Kyeyo.
“The suspect could take the sufferer to a visitor residence in Bugembe and purchase her unique meals at domestic to eat,“ Mr Mubi stated, including that by the point of his arrest, the suspect had reportedly had carnal expertise together along with his daughter 9 times,” Mr Mubi.

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