Sarah Apio, a resident of Aliabu Cell-Kichinjaji ward in Northern Division, Soroti Municipality was arrested after a tip off from neighbors who had a crying baby inside her house. The neighbors in Aliabu cell said Apio had not been pregnant in the recent past.
Atiku, while addressing the media at Parliament today, claims that the certificate that the minister tabled is forged since the Ministry of Finance issued him with the document on 20th January 2015. He is demanding that the committee withdraws the government bill from being considered.
There was drama at Parliament today when, in an unprecedented event, government and a Member of Parliament tabled two similar bills before the House for consideration.
Trouble started when the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development Mary Karoro Okurut presented the Children Amendment Bill 2015, which seeks to align the provisions of the Children\'s Act with exisiting laws such as stringent regulations on inter-country adoption and all forms of exploitation.
Tumuhiirwe's lawyer Ladislaus Rwakufuzi explained afterwards that the City Hall Court did not have the mandate to try his client under the Anti-Torture Act and had listened to her case illegally. Rwakafuzi further said that Tumuhiirwe's guilty plea at the Buganda Road Court had been rendered null and void.
The case of a woman who is accused of mutilating the private parts of her 3 weeks old step daughter has been adjourned for the fifth time because the presiding magistrate did not turn up. The stepmother Namuwonge inflicted cuts with the use of a razor blade on the minor\'s legs before inserting broken pieces of razor blade into her private parts.
Activists from ANPPCAN claim that being a rich man, several Lubowa has strong ties with prominent politicians and top police detectives in Rakai and Masaka district who have always helped him settle alleged rape and defilement cases out of court.
Teaming up with a woman pastor from Miracle Centre Ministries, Margaret Musungu, the MPs demand that government institutes a child toll free line that can be accessed by children, parents or neighbours in case of any emergency.