Woman arrested for assaulting her son in kampala


NEWS– Following the viral video that showed a woman assaulting a child,Police at Kira Road Police Station have arrested Deborah Apolot for allegedly assaulting her 10-year-old son Mark Omiat.

ASP Luke Owoyesigyire the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson says that the arrest was carried out yesterday at about 9pm.

According to Owoyesigyire, the suspect alleges that yesterday in the morning she gave 5,000 shillings to her child to buy groceries at the shop and that the child didn’t return home.

He said that Apolot looked for the child and found him before taking him home and that upon being arrested, she pleaded guilty for beating her son as a punishment for misbehavior.

He told the press that the incident was captured on camera by the neighbors, who later informed the police.

He noted that the victim sustained serious injuries and he is receiving treatment and that the victim’s mother will be charged with child torture.