78 Years Old Grandfather Caught Defiling 13 Years Old Granddaughter

Net pic of handcuffed suspect

Edward Katarikawe 78, has been arrested after he was caught defiling his 13 years old granddaughter in a banana plantation. Katarikawe, according to police grabbed the girl on Saturday morning when she had been sent by her mother to collect beans.

The incident which has been recorded under CRB 217/2023 happened at Kagona village, Kavu parish, Maziba sub-county, in Kabale district at around 8 am. “The incident took place in the morning hours at around 08:00hrs when the girl had been sent by the mother to the neighborhood to get beans. Along the way, she met her grandfather who forcefully pulled her to the banana plantation and defiled her,” ASP Elly Mate said.

Mate, who speaks for Kigezi region police said it was during the process, that Katarikawe was got red-handed by a neighbour but he took off. However, the mother accompanied by locals opened a case at Maziba police post leading to the hunt, arrest, and detention of the suspect. Katarikawe facing charges of aggravated defilement.

Meanwhile, police in the same district are searching for relatives of unidentified man whose body was found dumped at Rushumo village, Birambo parish, in Maziba sub-county. The case recorded under CRB 218/2023 was brought to police attention by the Rushumo village Chairman who found the body lying in the cabbage garden of John Turyamureeba.

 “The body was found with two fresh cut wounds at the back of the head and was conveyed to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem. Inquiries still going on to identify the deceased and apprehend the suspects for prosecution,” ASP Mate said.

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