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14 year old is accused of defiling a 4 year old child

By Sania Babirye
A 14 year old boy has been remanded to Naguru remand home on charges of aggravated defilement of a four year old girl.

The juvenile whose name has been withheld because he is a minor has been a pupil at St.Paul Primary school Kanyunyuzi appeared before City hall court grade one magistrate Beatrice Kainza.

He was however denied to take any plea since he is charged by a capital offense that is tried and bailed by the high court.

This offense attracts a maximum sentence of death penalty upon conviction.

Prosecution states that between January 2019 and April 15th of this year at Kyebando Central zone Kawempe division in Kampala district, the Juvenile performed sexual act with a 4year neighbor’s kid.

He has now been remanded until the 29th of this month as investigations into the case continues.

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