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Shame as LC5 chairperson accused of trafficking a 16 year old student

The directorate of CID In investigating circumstances under which a 16 year old female juvenile was allegedly trafficked and defiled by the Bukwo district LC5 chairperson Julius Chelimo.

According to preliminary investigation indicate the victim was a secondary school student in one of the schools in Sebei region.

However it’s alleged the victim left her parents home in Bukwo on Nov 28, 2021 and come for holidays in Kampala. It’s said she went to visit a friend by the names of Anthony Amindu where she was lured into a friendship by the suspect Chelimo.

According to police spokesperson Fred Enaga the suspect in connivance with another person picked the victim from Kireka and transported her to Mbale where they slept over together

On June 5 ,2022 the victim was later picked by a one Amisi Latif at Usafi market and linked up with the suspect who was meeting for the victim at shell petrol station in Kireka. He further transported them to Mbale where the two slept again at straight hotel “, Enaga said.

However the victim managed to escape out of the hotel on 7 May 2022 and traveled back to her parents home in Bukwo. Sources claim that barely after two weeks after sleeping with the LC5 chairperson the student disappeared again from her parents home on May 18 2022.

The victim was later traced to the home of Doreen Chesang a relative to the chairman before reunited with her family.

However the victim was once again trafficked from their home between May 2022 and 24 August 2022 and this time she was harbored at the home of the suspect’s cousin sister Caroline Chemutai In Budaka where the suspect would occasionally pick her up take her to the lodge and later drop her home.

However this matter attracted public interest hence the police had to intervene said Enaga

He further added that the police are working tirelessly hard on the manhunt of the chairman who wields a lot of power and influence in Bukwo district and Sebei region.

Furthermore the police mouthpiece appealed to the public and relatives to assist police in pointing out the whereabouts of Chelimo who is on charges of aggravated defilement of a 16 year old student as subsequent acts of aggravated trafficking.

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