Man Living with Aids Held for Injecting Children with Infected Blood

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Police in Kabale is holding a twenty-two-year-old man for allegedly injecting his two nephews with blood infected with HIV/AIDS. The suspect has been identified as Bosco Ngusi, a resident of Hakabungo cell in Mukaranje ward, Katuna town council. The incident occurred on December 12th this year.

Police in Kabale is holding a twenty-two-year-old man for allegedly injecting his two nephews with blood infected with HIV/AIDs.

The suspect has been identified as Bosco Ngusi, a resident of Hakabungo cell in Mukaranje ward, Katuna town council. The incident occurred on December 12th this year. 

Nelson Nshangabashaija, the Local Council Three chairperson for Katuna town council says that Ngusi used a syringe to get infected blood from his body before he injected it to the victims who are all aged four.

Nshangabashaija says that the suspect has been staying with his grandmother and is believed to have acquired the virus from his late parents.

He says that this is the first incident of this nature to the area.

Elly Maate, the police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that the suspect was arrested on Saturday from his hideout in Katuna town council. He is being detained at Kabale central Police station.

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In January 2014, Rosemary Namubiru, a 65-year-old nurse at Victoria Medical Centre in Kampala was arrested for allegedly injecting a two-year-old baby with blood infected with HIV/AIDs. She was later released by Court in November 2014.
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