Witch doctor rapes client's wife infects her with HIV/Aids
25 May 2016, 18:10
Nairobi - Police in eastern Uganda's district of Buyende has arrested a 35 year old witch-doctor over allegations that he raped his clients wife who had been taken to him for treatment.
Police has identified the arrested witch doctor as Yasin Kanyele and the raped woman as Silvia Nanagwe.
According to the police officer who is dealing with the case,Nelson Sajjabi, a man hired a witchdoctor to cleanse their 5 year old son of evil spirits that disturbed him during night.
Sajjabi said that according to the statement made by the husband of the raped woman,Yasin demanded that the mother of the child escort him to the graveyard in their village which she did.
''The woman said that when they reached the grave yard at around midnight he instructed her to undress so that he smears herbs on her body.In the process he raped her.''' said Sajjabi.
The woman reported the incident to her husband who also informed police and the witchdoctor was arrested.
Area police spokesman, James Mubi said that Kanyele will be charged with aggravated rape because when he was subjected to a medical test,the results showed that he was HIV-positive.
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