25-year-old Man Arrested For Defiling 3-year-old Girl

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Police in Iganga have arrested a 25 year old man for allegedly defiling a 3 year old girl.

Police in Iganga have arrested a 25 year old man for allegedly defiling a 3 year old girl.
 
The accused Anthony Mwesigwa, a peasant farmer and resident of Namungalwe trading centre, was caught in the act defiling the girl in an abandoned house at around 8 pm on Wednesday.
 
The victim's mother Esther Nantabi said the accused had offered to babysit for her while she went to a nearby shop.
 
An angry mob armed with sticks and pangas wanted to lynch Mwesigwa. He was rescued by police who rushed him to Namungalwe police post.
 
Jafferi Ngobi, a resident, said this was the second time Mwesigwa had been held on charges of defilement.
 
Ngobi claimed Mwesigwa had been caught several times mounting cows and goats in the area.
 
The officer in charge CID Iganga central police station, Ayoub Waiswa said the accused would soon be produced in court to answer charges of aggravated defilement.
 
Waiswa said a medical examination would also be undertaken on the accused person to establish whether he infected the victim with the deadly HIV-AIDS virus.