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16-year-old commits suicide over arrested boyfriend

A 16-year-old student was this morning found hanging dead in her father's bedroom in Wakiso district.

Preliminary findings indicate that the S.3 student of Kawempe Republic secondary school committed suicide after her father Mugisha Kiraka dragged her together with her boyfriend to Nsangi police station after finding them having sex in his bedroom.

At the station, a case of defilement was registered and the boyfriend an 18-year-old was detained. According to a detective who preferred anonymity, the girl was yesterday subjected to a medical examination which confirmed that she had been defiled.

But this morning, Kiraka says he found the daughter hanging dead in his bedroom. In a statement recorded at the station over the death, Kiraka says he spent the night in his shop out of disgust following what the daughter's actions the day before. 

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the matter is still under investigation.


+1 #1 gwok 2018-11-07 23:14
"... Kawempe Republic ..." Does that should ring a bell somewhere, shouldn't it?
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+4 #2 Akao 2018-11-08 03:05
This should be a lesson for parents. Since when does a 16 years old having sex with an 18 year's old considered defilement.

Having sex in the father's bedroom can be dealt with at home. Why would a father humuliate his 16 years old by dragging her to the police.

If it was a grown up man having sex with a 16 years old it would be a defilement. Someone educate me please, what does Ugandan law says about cases like this one? I know where I live 16 years old can consent to sex, within their age group
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0 #3 Lakwena 2018-11-08 14:45
In other words, Romeo and Juliet's tragedy!

But where is the mother of the girl?

By having sex with her boyfriend on his bed, the girl was probably testing the limit and teaching her father a lesson.
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+2 #4 WADADA rogers 2018-11-09 08:39
A very stupid girl, poorly brought up, she thought that her childish emotions would cause the release of the boy.

She must have watched so many Nigerian movies and now putting what she has seen in practice. I am even feeling shy to say RIP
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