Christine Namara, the Ntoroko District Probation Officer says the minor offenders are supposed to appear in court twice each week, but sometimes they fail due to lack of transport means. She explains that the only vehicle belonging to the Remand Home broke down two years ago and it has never been repaired due to lack of funds.
Basage broke into Kusaine Biiso\'s house and stole nine eggs valued at 3, 450 shillings each. Biiso is a resident of Buyemba village, Mayuge district. Basage was returning home from a football match at Tawheed Primary school when he decided to break into Biiso\'s house.
Speaking at the start of a debate by the Human Rights Council on the rights of the child, Pillay expressed regret that media and public perception that juvenile delinquency is on the increase , was influencing states to enact laws on the treatment of young offenders but which end up violating childrenâ€™s rights.
The principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has ordered the police to unconditionally release all the children who are in their cells. Bamwine issued the order this morning during an impromptu visit to Mbale Central Police Station where he found children sharing cells with adults.