By Our Reporter
Police in Kiboga district have arrested an old woman who had married off her 12- year -old daughter to a 42-year old man.
Joweria Nakintu had married off the minor to one, Sande Mutebi who is now behind bars as well.
Police learnt from residents that the young girl had spent over two month at Mutebi’s home.
The residents also told police that Nakintu,42, and Mutebe were friends and had been spotted together in bars on several occasions before the former offered the latter the minor for marriage.
The district officer in charge of investigations ,Stephen Semanda, told the press that the victim admitted that she was forced into the marriage by her mother.
Mutebi has been charged with aggravated defilement while Nakintu faces charges of abetting defilement .