Police in Buko district have arrested the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the said area, Jimmy Chelangat, for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl.
The apprehension of the 47-year-old CAO has been confirmed by the Police Spokesperson of Bukedi Sub-Region Asp sowali Kamulya.
Kamulya informed ChimpReports that Chelangat “apparently committed the offence in May this year and has since been in hiding until he was arrested yesterday.”
Police netted him from Eden Bar and Lodge in Kapchorwa Municipality.
Fred Chemonges the father of the victim, according to the police mouthpiece, said the “suspect convinced the girl to leave their home in Tegeres in Kapchorwa and vanished with him to Kampala where he allegedly abused her asexually for a month.”
The suspect is in Custody at Kapchorwa Police Station.