GULU- Charles Onekgiu a 68-year-old businessman in Gulu town was Monday evening arrested by Police after nude photos he took with a young girl suspected to be his wife leaked.
In the photos Mr Onekgiu was sitting on a bed at what is thought to be his home, together with a girl aged between 13 to 14 while naked.
Jimmy Patrick Okema the Aswa river region police spokesman confirmed that the 68-year-old dealer in merchandise was arrested after a concerned citizen leaked a photo showing Onekgiu with a minor sitting on a bed, posing for photos while naked.
According to reports, Onekgiu issued a statement at the Aswa regional police headquarters on Monday, claiming that the girl was brought to help him with work since his wife abandoned him.
Okema said police has been tasked to carry out a house search to ascertain whether the nude pictures were taken from the suspect’s home in Gulu town and a case file has been opened under file No. 20/2018.
Tuesday morning, Okema noted that the minor’s relatives have been identified as police investigate the circumstances under which the girl ended up at the suspect’s home.