Police in Kampala, has arrested some 35 people, including 13 juvenile girls, during calculated raids on brothels around Base Zone, Katwe II Parish.
According to KMP Deputy Spokesperson ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, three pairs of juveniles were allegedly found in compromising positions with adult males in a brothel operated by a one Muhwezi Mustapha.
“The group were found in a brothel. This brothel is allegedly operated by one Muhwezi Mustapha (who has also been arrested) a resident of the same place and is alleged to be trafficking unsuspecting female juveniles from upcountry to recruit them into these acts,” ASP Owoyesigyire said in statement.
According to the Police, the suspects who are currently being detained at Katwe and Natete Police Stations will be charged with offences of defilement, trafficking in persons, procuring defilement, doing acts likely to cause the spread of an infectious disease and operating a brothel among others.
“Investigations are still on going in the matter. Katwe Police is in touch with the Gender based Violence desk to handle the rehabilitation process of the juveniles,” Mr Owoyesigyire added.