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Otuke youngman, 18, rapes woman, 75, over shs7k pork debt 

(Last Updated On: 3 January 2024)

Otuke | Police in Otuke district have registered a rape case that happened on January 1, 2024, at around 7:00 pm on Akullo Hellen, 75.

She is a resident of Alemu village, Anepkide Parish, Olilim sub-county in Otuke district.

SP Jimmy Patrick Okema, PRO of North Kyoga Region said investigations into the case have started.

It’s alleged that on January 1, 2024, the victim left Okolia Trading Centre for her home and on her way she met Acol Oscar, 18.

Soon, Acol asked her for his money (shs7,000) for pork which the victim had taken on credit. However, the victim didn’t have the money.

According to SP Okema, the suspect slapped the victim on the left side of her face and fell, later he strangled her and forcefully had sex with her.

She raised an alarm for help, Okema added. “An eyewitness, Awidi Harriet reached the scene and found the suspect still lying on the victim, that’s when he escaped.”

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“A report was registered at Otuke Central Police Station, scene visited by detectives and SOCO; statements were recorded from relevant witnesses,” he added.

The victim was issued a Police Form (PF3A) for medical examination at Orum Health Center IV.

Acol is still on the run.

“Efforts to have him apprehended are ongoing,” said Okema.

By Arao Denis

 

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