Man handed 17-year jail term for defiling his niece and infecting her with HIV
A man has been sentenced to 17 years in imprison for defiling his 9 year old Niece and infecting her with HIV/AIDS.
Kampala High Court Judge Alex Ajiji convicted David Kayondo a resident of Nakulabye Hozana zone- Rubaga Division in Kampala District, on his own plea of guilty to an offence of aggravated defilement, and asked for a lenient punishment.
Prosecution led by Nyanzi Gladys says Kayondo used to sexually abuse his Sister’s daughter whenever she was away for work, in May/2015, well knowing that he was HIV positive.
According to the victim, her uncle threatened to harm her if she told anyone, but in June/2015 due to much pain the victim revealed the incident to a neighbor who informed the victim’s mother, and 27 year old Kayondo was arrested.
While sentencing him Justice Ajiji said that Kayondo needs to be kept away from circulation for his acts.