Alleged Child Torture of 4-Year-Old in Luwero Town Council Under Investigation

The territorial police of Luwero CPS are investigating a case of child torture that occurred on Tuesday 15/08/2023 at an unknown time in Kiyenje zone, Luwero town Council, Luwero district.

The victim is identified as 4-year-old Nakalungi Shanizi Nambooze. It is alleged that the suspect identified as Nampima Aisha, 27 years old a resident of the above-mentioned address was seen by residents burning, kicking and beating her own daughter accusing her of stealing meat.

The residents intervened through their area councillor Zimula Salim who called the police. Officers responded to the scene and arrested the suspect, while the victim was rushed to Kasana hospital where she is still admitted for treatment.

A case of child torture was registered and police officers recorded statements from relevant witnesses. Inquiries into this matter are ongoing.