Police Detain Julius Tabu for Suspected Aggravated Defilement Of A 4 Yrs Old Girl in Kabale

KABALE –Police in Kabale district have detained Julius Tabu for allegedly defiling a 4-year-old minor.

Tabu was arrested after Police detectives at Katuna Police Station were notified by Obed Kwehangana, the LC I chairman of Rwempiri cell in Katuna Town Council of Kabale district.

The Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman, ASP Elly Maate, told our reporter last evening that preliminary information indicates that on December 7, 2023 at around mid-day while at Rwempiri cell, the suspect tricked the victim together with her two other friends into collecting passion fruits from his place, where he locked the 4-year-old into the house and eventually defiled her.

Maate said Police detectives have recorded relevant statements from witnesses, examined the victim and arrested the suspect, who is currently detained at Kabale Central Police Station.

Maate added that a case of aggravated defilement has also been opened up against Tabu vide CRB 960/2023, as investigations into the matter take shape.