Regionals
Police hunt suspected molester
Publish Date: Feb 11, 2014
Police hunt suspected molester
Angella Tonny, who is said to be on the run, is accused of molesting teens
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Vision Reporter

Police in Tororo are investigating a one Angella Tonny, a resident of Water Village in Tororo for molesting teenagers.

Tonny, who is currently on the run, is accused of sexual abuse in the village.

According to the police, Moses Okiru who resides in the area registered a case of reference number SD 08/14/11/2013 at Tororo police station after his son complained of molestation by Tonny.

“Okiru noticed that his son [names withheld] was having problems with sitting down, prompting him to seek medical advice.  When the results returned, he discovered that his son had been molested, prompting him to report to police,” said the CID officer.

He said the boy was allegedly molested five times. The report angered the locals, who mounted a hunt for Tonny.

According to investigations, the accused fled in June last year and went into hiding in Malaba before he sneaked into neighboring Kenya.

The Water Village Local Council I chairman said three village boys had reported a case of molestation to his office regarding Tonny’s conduct.

“We have also received reports that he [suspect] was luring young boys into the act. We are hunting for him and shall apply the long arm of the law once arrested,” said the CID officer Tororo.

The officer said the fugitive who was sent away by his landlord used his hideout in Malaba to abuse innocent boys.

He noted that so far four other people had reported similar cases of molestation against them.

The police identified the recruits as John, Michael, Peter, and Tom Robert.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
EU, ActionAid in fight against child abuse
The European Union has injected sh 3 billion to empower children and their communities with skills to tackle harmful practices and violence against children in Eastern Uganda....
Parents urged to support UPE
Civil society Organizations have asked the Government to encourage parents to contribute to Universal Primary Education (UPE)....
Gender based violence blamed on culture
The backward culture among the different tribal groups is to blame for the increasing cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Eastern Uganda, a new study has revealed....
Mbale residents petition leaders over health center
Residents of Namanyonyi Sub County in Mbale district have petitioned Mbale district leaders over what they described as “irresponsible use” of Namanyonyi Health Center III....
Country wide search for integrity icons kicks off
The search is on for the country’s’ top integrity icons. The 80 lucky women and men who will exhibit a high level of integrity and moral character as selected by the community will be chosen from 10 districts across the country....
US Ambassador lauds health entrepreneurs
U.S Ambassador Scott Delisi has commended health entrepreneurs and innovators who showcased their products and services for committing their time and lives to providing solutions to health challenges like maternal health, first aid for the injured, access to medical facilities and managing communic...
Should diplomatic passports issued to ex-govt workers be with drawn?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter