Deputy LC 5 Chairman of Kiruhura District in Custody for Alleged Rape of 20-Year-Old Student

The Territorial Police in Rwizi Region and Mbarara CPS, has in custody the Deputy LC5 Chairperson, Kiruhura district, a one Atuhaire Adson, a 30 year old, for the alleged Rape of a 20 year old student of BSU. The suspect on the 8.09.2023 at around 2pm, exchanged contacts with the victim, in Rwentondo, Kakoba ward, in Mbarara City, after she gave them direction, to Golden Leaf Bar. They were driving a Toyota Premio, registration number UAT 238Q.

Later that evening, he called the victim and offered to take her out for an evening. He picked her from the hostel at Kakoba Kyapatoni cell, went and bought groceries and snacks. On their way back, the suspect took a different route and along the way, raped the victim. The matter was reported to police, and the suspect arrested. His motor vehicle was also impounded.

The Police would like to warn young women to be extra cautious, when moving out with strangers, especially when alone. The victim was particularly vulnerable, when the suspect took a different direction and raped her.