By Flavia Ajok
Police in Kikuube district has in custody a 52-year-old man on allegations of aggravated sexual assault of a nine-year-old minor.
The suspect is Milton Sunday, a resident of Nyairongo village in Kabwoya in Kikuube district.
It is alleged that Sunday who is a charcoal burner in Bugoma forest defiled the minor on Saturday at around 9am as the child had been left at home by her parents who had gone for work.
Desire Nkuruziza, the Local Council 1 chairperson of Nyairongo village says the minor made an alarm that attracted residents who found the man committing the heinous act.
Nkurunziza says the man was checked for this HIIV sero status shortly after arrest and was found to be HIV positive.