Father remanded over child neglect

By Sania Babirye

City hall court has remanded a father of four children over child neglect.

The suspect is identified as 46 year year old Tushabe Richard .

He appeared before grade one magistrate Valerian Tuhimbise who charged him with child neglect for allegedly refusing and also charged with domestic abuse.

He however pleaded not guilty to the said two counts and was remanded until tomorrow the 11th of June when hearing of his case is expected to begin.

Prosecution states that since July 2015 at Kisenyi Kamwokya being a biological father of 4 children aged between 7 and 10 years, the suspect neglected to provide sufficient food, shelter, clothing, education and medical care thereby injuring their health.

Prosecution adds that in the same period at Kisenyi Kamwokya, Tushabe unlawfully engaged himself in the act of violence against his wife Jackline Nyirakarasha Tushabe.