29-year-old Mukono crime preventer arrested for raping 18-year-old housemaid

A 29-year-old crime preventer identified as Karim Kiryowa a resident of Bugujju, Mukono district has been arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old housemaid.

It is alleged that the suspect tried on several occasions to profess love for the maid but was always turned down. However on Sunday, the suspect took advantage of the master’s absence when he found the maid washing clothes.

The suspect if he could be helped with some drinking water. As soon as the girl entered the house to pick a glass of water, the suspect forced his way in, followed and raped her.

On returning back from work, the maid narrated her ordeal to the master claiming an officer had raped her. The master accompanied her to make a police report at Mukono Police Station. Police swung into action and arrested the suspect and verified he was a village crime preventer. The suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation.

The complainant was referred to hospital for a medical examination and a medical report confirmed signs of penetration.
The suspect is currently detained in custody at Mukono Police Station SD REF. 40/08/07/2018