Crime

MOTHER ABANDONS 10-DAY-OLD BABY IN MASINDI

The baby was discovered by Ms. Jessica Akongo who later informed the police.

By Innocent Atuganyira

MASINDI: Police in Masindi are investigating circumstances under which a mother abandoned her 10-day-old baby under a mango tree in Kirinya village Labongo sub county Buruli Constituency Masindi district.

Julius Allan Hakiza, Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told ugreports.com Monday evening that the baby was discovered by Ms. Jessica Akongo who later informed the police.

Hakiza explained that police rushed to the scene, and the baby was evacuated to GateWay Baby’s home in Karuma Kiryandongo district.

He says they have commenced the hunt for mother. ‘’The baby was discovered in a good health condition and is currently in the hands of mothers at GateWay baby’s home in Kiryandongo,’’ he said.

The police officer asked mothers to desist from such acts putting blame on young and irresponsible mothers.

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