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UGANDA: 48yr old arrested for defiling, infecting five minors with HIV /Aids

UGANDA: 48yr old arrested for defiling, infecting five minors with HIV /Aids

AFRICA, HEALTH, UGANDA
Police in Masaka District in central Uganda are holding a 48 -year -old man for allegedly defiling underage girls who he later infected with HIV/Aids.The suspect is a carpenter in Masaka Town and is a resident of Bwabikere Village, Kalagala Parish in Mukungwe Sub County in Masaka City. It is alleged that he has been defiling children between ages of eight and13.Police say the suspect was caught defiling a minor by a resident who quickly reported the case to the village chairperson, Mr Paul Lutaaya.Ms Juliet Shida, the officer in charge of Children’s Affairs at Masaka Central Police Station said the suspect had been subjected to an HIV test as part of police investigations. “The suspect was taken to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and he was found to be HIV positive. After getting ...