Police rescues tortured child

Police in Najeera Wakiso District has rescued a child who was being tortured by a relative. Penina Konkunda aged 29 was torturing a 6 years old boy. The neighbours to Konkunda say that they always heard her beating the boy until a time when they stopped seeing the boy. It's at this time that they demanded that she opens after awhile police were also invited in prompting the suspect to let go of the victim. Police spokesman Kampala metropolitan, Patrick Onyango says they managed to rescue the child and applauded the people for taking action. Cases of violence against children in Uganda are high with many parents seeing it as a way to raise their children well.

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