SHEEMA– The Police in Sheema District are holding a man in his 30’s on allegations of torturing his child by burning.
The suspect is a Samosa dealer Mugabe Lauben, resident of Kabwohe Town in Sheema Municipality who was arrested today morning for repeatedly burning and torturing a minor who he fathers.
A source who preferred anonymity told this reporter that the alarm to Police was raised by the stepmother after spending a week at ICOB hospital following the burn without any assistance.
According to Mary Mukago the Sheema District Community Liaison officer, Mugabe separated with the Minor’s mother who moved on leaving her child behind.
However Mugabe married another wife whom they are currently living together.
Mukago however didn’t divulge more details about the detention though she confided to this reporter that the suspect is being detained at Sheema Central Police station.
“Together let’s fight Sexual and Gender Based violence (SGBV). This child was tortured by her father who deals in sumbusa business and unfortunately the mother of this child is not around” said Mukago.
She added that the Victim is currently admitted at ICOBI health facility with the step mother though the cause of the torture was yet to be revealed by press time.