He was convicted and sentenced by Masaka Resident Judge, Winfred Nabisinde on Monday on his own plea of guilt for defiling his 9 and 14 year old daughters. Nyenje was arraigned in court on two counts of aggravated defilement and incest.
A father in Kalangala
district has earned himself a 30 year jail term for defiling his biological
The convict is 39-year-old
Abud Nyenje, a resident of Lwabaswa Island in Kalangala
He was convicted and sentenced by Masaka Resident Judge, Winfred
Nabisinde on Monday on his own plea of guilt for defiling his 9 and 14 year old
daughters. Nyenje was arraigned in court on two counts of aggravated
defilement and incest.
Prosecution led by Amina Nkasa told court that
Nyenje was arrested by residents who caught him red-handed having sexual
intercourse with his 14 year old daughter. The minor told the residents that
Nyenje had repeatedly sexually assaulted her and her young sister.
Court heard that Nyenje had repeatedly had sex with his
daughters since he separated with his wife in early 2018.
According to Nkasa, Nyenje threatened the minors not to reveal their ordeal to
the neighbors. However, luck ran out for the convict when one of the minors
raised alarm, which attracted residents. They caught him red handed and handed
him over to police.
Nkasa asked court to hand the convict a long custodial sentence
to serve as an example to other horny men, saying cases of men sexually
assaulting women are on the rise in Masaka region. The Defense lawyer, Alexander Lule asked court to give Nyenje,
a lighter sentence since he didn’t waste court’s time and is remorseful for his
In her judgment, Justice Nabisinde agreed with
prosecution that Nyenje requires long custodial sentence for his conduct,
arguing that court had the duty of protecting children and women from sexual
She said people like Nyenje have to be kept away from society
because they are dangerous to the girl child. She condemned Nyenje’s
action, saying it’s an abomination for a father to have sex with his daughter.
He handed him 30 years for defilement and 19 years for incest to be served