Truck driver on the run after biting sex worker's lip
27 June 2016, 12:44
Kampala - Police in Uganda are hunting for a Kenyan truck driver who reportedly bit the lip of a sex worker during a fight.
The incident took place around 9.00 pm Sunday night at California bar and lodge in Busowa trading centre along Mombasa-Kampala-Kigali highway in eastern Uganda district of Bugiri.
That trading center has of recent become popular for harbouring many sex workers and has attracted long distance truck drivers to start spending nights there.
Bugiri police station officer in charge, Godfrey Musimami identified the suspect as Ben Njoroge.
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He said, ''We are hunting for Njoroge to answer to charges of causing grievous bodily harm to Teddy Nanyanzi.''
He said that according to the information they got from revelers who were present, Njoroge bought several beers and pieces of chicken for Nanyanzi after agreeing that she would later have sex with her.
He added that after taking five bottles of beer, Nanyanzi attempted to escape from Njoroge who followed her and a fight ensued.
During the fight, Njoroge reportedly bit off Nyanzi's lower lip before he fled into his truck and sped off.
Nanyanzi was rushed to hospital by sympathizers for treatment.
Musimami said that they will definitely arrest Njoroge as he is expected to drive back to Kenya from Rwanda where he went to deliver goods on his truck.
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