Kanungu: Female Guard Accuses Cop of Attempted Rape

mind geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The district head of Crime and Intelligence Department (CID) Edward Musasizi confirmed the incident and identified the suspect as Jack Bagarukayo, 37.

He said the suspect was guarding Electoral Commission offices in Kanungu town council when he decided to put the victim, who was attached to Saracen Uganda Ltd at Posta Bank, on gunpoint before ordering her to undress.

The incident which has been kept under wraps by authorities reportedly occurred at around 3:30am on February 18.

Fearing rape, the female guard swiftly grabbed the gun from Bagarukayo and fired one live bullet in the air.

She also disarmed the attacker who fled for his life.


After a police investigation, Bagarukayo was last week picked from his hideout before being detained at the district police station.

Musasizi told Chimpreports on Monday that Professional Police Standards Unit is investigating the matter with the view of prosecution Bagarukayo for attempted rape.

Meanwhile, in a related development police in Rukungiri are holding two people for breaking into a SACCO facility in Kebisoni, Rukungiri District, where they stole laptops.

The suspects have been identified as Jacqueline Tumusiime and Benson Tumwesigye.

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