Police in Kabale has arrested a 23-year-old Uganda People Defence Forces solder for allegedly defiling a 16 year old girl.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman identifies the suspect as RA 242371 Pte Munanura Onesmus, attached to the 5th Division, who has recently been undergoing a refresher course in Ruhengyere in Kiruhura district.
The suspect was caught red-handed this Wednesday morning at around 9am at Highland Hotel in Kabale Municipality with a 16-year-old girl whom he had been with for the last three days.
Maate says that Pte. Munanura is a resident of Kakatunda village in Muhanga town council Rukiga district and left Kiruhura last Friday June 12th 2020.
The girl on the other hand is a resident of Kiyora village Kitumba sub county in Kabale district.
She is said to have gone missing from her home on Sunday and parents had been frantically looking for her till she was found this morning.
Maate says that Munanura is currently being held at Kabale police station as inquiries carry on.