34-year-old woman arrested over defiling 11-year-old boy

11-year-old boy defiled by woman

Otuke, Uganda | URN | A 34-year-old woman in Otuke district in northern Uganda is under police custody for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old boy.

Susan Akite, a resident of Amyel village, Olilim sub-county in Otuke district was arrested on Monday 28, September 2020 and is currently being held at Otuke Central Police Station.

Her arrest follows the disappearance of the 11-year-old boy from his parental home for a week. The mother of the boy, Betty Adongo is said to have reported the matter to Okwang police post after getting a tip-off from some concerned locals of the area who kept seeing the boy at Akite’s resident.

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James Ekaju, the acting North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of Akite adding that a charge of aggravated defilement has been preferred against her under CRB reference 35/2020.

Ekaju says the police searched Akite’s house and recovered the boy, who confessed to police that he had engaged in sexual intercourse with Akite.