Police in Katwe has in custody a 35 year old man for starving his own child.
The suspect identified as Shaban Musasizi is a resident of Sempa Zone, Luwafu in Makindye Division, Kampala.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police, the suspect locked up his 8 year old child in a house and starved her for months.
In a statement by the KMP Spokesperson Lucas Owoyesigire, “The suspect was arrested on morning following concerns from the neighbors.
“The suspect will face charges on child neglect.” Owoyesigire added.
It is said the suspect has also been assaulting the child due to marital misunderstandings with his wife.
Police rescued the victim and handed her over to the Makindye Probation Officer for Emergency, Assistance and Consequent Resettlement.