Rubanda Police Arrests LC 1 Chairman for Attending Wedding of 14 year Old Girl
Police in Rubanda have arrested a local council one chairman for allegedly attending a function where a 14 year girl was married to a 75 year old man.According to Kigezi area police spokesperson Elly Maate, on December, 27, the function took place at the home of David Benge,75 in Isingiro village, Hamurwa sub county in Rubanda district.
Maate says police was notified and swung into action arresting the two people and the local council one chairman.It’s alleged that the accused had married off the 14 year old girl after cutting a deal worth shillings 1.5 million.
Matte adds that on interrogation, the girl revealed that she was willing to get married to the 75 year old man because they have ever had sex. He condemns acts of marrying off young girls to men who are fit to be their grandfathers for personal gains.