Kawempe Muslim Cleric Arrested For Defiling 15-year-Old Girl

Residents of Kawempe, a Kampala suburb have arrested and handed over to police the Imam of Bilali Mosque in Bwaise for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old girl.

Sheik Muhammad Abdullah Kefeero, 42, a resident of Nabukalu zone in Kawempe division, was arrested by the residents and taken to Kawempe police station after they allegedly found him pants-down and about to have sex with the senior-one girl of Bumutanzi senior school inside his shop last week on Thursday.   

According to Fred Mutesasira, the area defense secretary, he has been receiving information that Kafeero has been using religion to lure young girls into sexual acts with him.

“Last week, I received another complaint about the same person that there is a girl whom he has been teaching the Koran and later defiles her, I monitored him and informed police, secretly we visited his shop in Bwaise and we found him locked inside his shop defiling the girl,” Mutesasira added.  

Deputy police spokesperson for Kampala Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed Kafeero’s arrest by the community. 

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