Kosiroi mining rape victims in Moroto cry for Justice
- Rape victims at Kosiroi mining site under Tororo Cement Industries Limited in Moroto district are crying for justice. The center accommodates various people with women who break stones accusing loaders and other men of sexually molesting them.
- Stephany Adupa, the Tapac Sub County LC V Female Councilor, says on top of raping women the loaders tie people on trees after using them to break stones. The councilor notes that many people are exploited and treated inhumanly by the loaders.
But amidst all the complaints, Police say they haven’t received any reports of rape from Kosiroi. Uganda Human Rights Commission and UN Human Rights offices in Moroto equally, say they haven’t registered any cases of rape in Kosiroi.Reports from Moroto Health Office indicate that Kosiroi has an increasing number of HIV cases resulting from rape and alcoholism