By Bayan Nalubwama
police in Wakiso District has arrested Ibrahim Abdul Shakur Twebaze, 67 for defiling his 15 year old daughter, aiding her abortion and also subjecting her to torture together with her brother who he had looked in a store.
According to the KMP Deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, Police cooperated with local leaders of Bujuuko, Ntinda Village in Mende Sub County on Tuesday and rescued a 15-year-old girl and her brother, who had been locked inside the house by their father.
“The local leadership in the area recieved information that Twebaze had continously locked his two children in the house without letting them go out for quite a long time.Police was therefore informed and the officers at Mende Police visited Twebaze’s House.Indeed, two children were found living in a sorry condition,” he said
Luke added that the girl was found detained inside the main house while the boy victim was confined inside the store with an opening in the door through which he was given his food rotation.
After getting rescued, the detectives interviewed the girl, who revealed that she had been defiled by her father for quite a long time and she was pregnant of his child.
“She also said that in 2020, her father married her off to his friend only identified as Sheikh Muhammad.She said Sheikh Muhammad was so violent and abusive that she escaped from his home.She returned back to her father’s home while pregnant. He said.
Adding: “She said her father took her to a clinic in Mulago where she aborted.After the abortion, the father also started abusing her sexually and she is currently two months pregnant.”
Twebaze has been arrested and detained by police while the hunt of the alleged Sheik Muhammad is on. Luke informed that Muhammad will be arrested on allegations of defilement.
“Medical examinations have been carried out on the children and results will be attached on the case file and which will be forwarded to the Resident State Attorney for legal advice today Wednesday.” He revealed.