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Man arrested for raping second form student Malaba

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Police in Malaba, Busia County are detaining a 30-year-old man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old second form student at St. Mary’s Girls’ High School. Thomas in Amagoro.

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The man tricked the girl into drinking in the village of Royco near the town of Malaba.

The suspect, Isaiah Masika, who owns a shop in the area, tricked the girl into drinking in a nearby house and then raped her.

Confirming the case, Teso North North sub-county police commander David Muanga said Masika was arrested on Thursday evening after police received information about the case.

Muanga said the suspect would be arraigned in court on Monday as police had completed their investigation.

The police commander called on the public to report such cases to law enforcement agencies.

Residents claim the suspect has been living with the girl for two weeks and the girl disclosed the case after the suspect abandoned her and left her without food.

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