Crime & Investigation

Policeman Remanded for Defiling 16 Year Old Inmate

City Hall grade one magistrate Valerian Tuhimbise has charged and remanded to Luzira Prison a 29-year-old policeman over defilement.

PC Samuel Okot, who is attached to Mawanda Road Police Station, upon appearing in court today, was not allowed chance to say anything because the charges against him are capital in nature and can only be heard by High court.

Prosecution contends that on  May 25th 2019 at Mawanda road police station in Kampala district, Okot performed a sexual act with a 16year old girl who was a victim of defilement being  held under the police custody.

The Prosecution side informed court that investigations in the matter are still underway.

As such the accused was remanded until the 20th June when he will return for mention of the case.

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