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35 Year Old Committed to High Court for Infecting Minor With HIV

City hall grade one Magistrate Valerian Tumuhimbise has committed 35-year-old Julius Niyoniringiye to High court for trial for allegedly defiling and infecting a 13-year-old girl with HIV/AIDs

This came after the DPP through the state prosecutor presented committal papers indicating that investigations in the matter are complete

According to documents before court, Niyoniringiye, a taxi conductor, in July 2019 at Kisaasi Nakawa Divsion Kampala performed sexual act with a 13year old girl, well knowing that he was HIV positive.

The state says at the time, the victim left her father’s home at Senyi Island in Mukono district and went to Pastor Iga’s church of Kawaala in Kampala, where she stayed from 15th to 17th July 2019 and on the 17th, the accused found her and offered her a job as a shop attendant.

That later   the accused bought for the victim chips and took her to his home in Kisaasi Kampala district to sleep promising that she would start work the following day.

“He then forced her into sexual intercourse for two days and promised to marry her; until the accused’s neighbours reported the matter to Kisaasi police station hence his arrest.”

The medical examination reports which were tendered in court indicates that the victim was infected and she is now HIV positive.

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