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16-year-old girl throws her baby into river

The teen mother was reportedly pressured into killing her baby

The teen mother was reportedly pressured into killing her baby

A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in Mitooma district for allegedly throwing into the river her one-year-old baby.

According to Martial Tumusiime, Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, the distressing incident occurred on Thursday, May 25 at Nyakatoma cell, Mayanga sub-county. The body of the victim was discovered and retrieved from the river on Saturday.

The suspect’s name has been withheld since she is a minor is a resident of Nyaruzinga B cell, Mayanga parish, Mayanga sub-county. According to Tumusiime, the suspect allegedly bowed to pressure from her parents, who reportedly said they did not want the grandchild in their home.

The suspect was arrested on Sunday from her hideout in Mayanga. Tumusiime stated that the parents of the girl will be summoned to provide give statements during the investigation, and if found to be involved in the incident, they may face charges as well.

Naboth Kwikiriza, the Mayanga parish security officer, was alerted by residents who saw the body of a baby floating in River Kiriri. He promptly notified the police, who retrieved the baby's lifeless body. Emily Mushabe, who first discovered the baby's body while fetching water from the river, raised the alarm, attracting the attention of others nearby. 

The body has been transported to Kitagata hospital for postmortem examination, while the suspect remains in custody at Mitooma Central police station.

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+1 #1 Lakwena 2023-05-29 12:02
We live in a sad world!
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0 #2 Akot 2023-05-29 15:45
Quoting Lakwena:


We live in a sad world!


Thanks.

Do we still wonder why God gave humans second chance with the birth & sacrifice of Jesus?

Tragedies predicted in the Bible are being fulfiled; [there will be flooding, earthquake, wars, nations will rise against nations....but the end will come as a thief in the middle of the night]!

If a girl can't house nor feed herself & there is no social/family benefits provided by government, what do we expect?

Do we still question why people from shitholes are dying to reach developed world for chance to raise kids, live?

Ugandans need change of ruler to get a leader, then EDUCATION MUST be FIRST priority, if there is to be chance to stop this kind of solution by mothers!

Until then, staying away from boys, abstaining from sex... are the best solution for girls!
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0 #3 kabayekka 2023-05-29 20:53
This sort of do good parents is pushing the kids to do difficult tasks.

This includes some Christian churches. Look at what some of the fanatic Christian parents who are walking hundreds of miles with their innocent kids doing pilgrimage all the way to Namugongo Christian shrines.

They want to show off their family devotion to Jesus Christ. They should remember that charter of Jesus and the human child.

Abalinga abaana abato bwebwakabaka bwomuggulu. Indeed these 2 children of 16 years old and a one year old baby would soon be in Heaven as their parents are dumped into Hell.
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