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Lira Man Arrested For Defiling 12 Year Old Girl

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson

By Tolit Ivan

Police in Lira City are holding a 30 year old man on allegations of aggravated defilement of a 12 year old girl in Aduku village, Tek sub-county, Lira district.

Otim Bonny was arrested on Sunday and he was being held at Lira city East Division Police Station on the charge of aggravated defilement under CRB 78/2024.

According to police, the suspect pounced on the victim while she was going to fetch water and forcefully had sex with her in a nearby bush.

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Spokesperson, confirmed the incident saying the suspect was in police custody.

According to the 2023 police annual crime report, North Kyoga Region registered 82 cases of rape.

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