The Police in Old Kampala is actively investigating circumstances under which, an HIV positive teacher, sexually assaulted, a 16-year-old, male juvenile.
The suspect identified as Nanya Elizabeth, a 42-year-old female teacher, lured the male victim to her room at the staff quarters of Namungoona Kigobe Primary School on the 27th December 2021.
While in the room, police says Nanya caused the victim to remove his clothes and indulged into an unlawful act of sexual intercourse.
The suspect, according to police, had unprotected sex with the juvenile, with the full knowledge of her HIV status. The suspect was arrested and detained in custody while the victim was examined and immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).
In another development, police also charged a 20-year-old peasant with the Aggravated Defilement of a 3-year-old girl victim at Panya village, Yiki Parish, Madi Okollo district.
The suspect identified as, Oleama Jackson, a 20-year-old peasant of Olali village, was given responsibility by Araka Rabeka, the mother of the victim, for him to look after the infant as she went to the market to buy food.
Unfortunately, the suspect took advantage of the girl victim and defiled her. He was caught red-handed in the act by the elder brother who informed their mother and the matter reported to police. As a result, the suspect was arrested and detained in custody.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said the incidents show how both, male and female juveniles remain vulnerable and targeted by sexual predators.
In a statement, Enanga said many child predators are not strangers to victims and are usually relatives to the victim or acquaintances such as neighbors, siblings, family friends, teachers etc, who appear to be warm, caring, loving and respectful.