Pastor Yiga accused of rape, freed on bond

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Pastor Yiga

Revival Church Kawala Pastor Augustine Yiga, has been given bond after spending a weekend in police cells.

Yiga who owns ABS TV was arrested on Friday and detained at Kawempe police station and later released on Monday evening.

He is accused of raping a one Angella Ainembabazi in 2014 from Bushenyi district.

Then 15 years old, Ainembabazi said she went to Yiga’s church for blessings to get a job but he ended up raping her in the prayer room.

On Saturday, Yiga’s followers stormed Kawempe police demanding his unconditional release.

Yiga will report back to Kawempe police station on February 18.

In 2007, Brendah Nalubega dragged Yiga before Nabweru Magistrate’s court for allegedly failing to take care of the child they sired together.

The same year, Yiga was dragged to the Executions Division of High court for failing to pay the monthly up keep of Shs 150,000 for the child as directed by court.

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