Father rapes, impregnates own daughter

The Ward Executive Officer (WEO) for Kasharu in Bukoba Rural district, Franc Kailembo, told this paper that Martin is alleged to have had sexual encounters with his daughter several times last year after his wife left him for unknown reasons.

The woman was now married to another man at Kanyangereko village, he said. According to Mr Kailembo, villagers were unhappy with the liaison between father and daughter and approached the ward leaders at Kasharu who apprehended the father and handed him to police.

Kagera Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Philip Kalangi, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect would be arraigned in court upon completion of investigations.The incident comes just a few days after commemoration of the World Child Day, whereby the Convention prohibits cruelty and sexual exploitation to children under 18.

THE ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi, CCM, yesterday sent shock waves ...

Author: MEDDY MULISA in Bukoba

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