Police in Kasempa of Northwestern Province have arrested a 41-year-old man who lured his 12-year-old into the bush and defiled her.
According to Northwestern Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi, the incident happened on September 25.
Chushi revealed that Kenwell Mulomba 41 of Kamakuku Area in Kasempa District enticed his daughter aged 12, to accompany him to the bush.
“However, she sustained a bruised private part but kept quiet because her father threatened her,” he added.
Chushi explained that on October 2, the child’s mother Linety Mulomba 38, noticed something unusual in her daughter’s activeness upon which she coerced her to talk and she opened up and narrated the experience she went through.
“Fearing her husband, the mother confided the report in the Nurse at Kamakuku Clinic. The police were quickly alerted and the suspect was arrested and charged for the offence of Incest and will appear in court soon,” Chushi said.
Chushi said girl was admitted to Mukinge Mission Hospital.