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Woman arrested in Nwoya over child neglect


Authorities of Lakalac village, Koch Goma Sub County in Nwoya district on Monday arrested a 29-year old woman identified as Irene Ajok for abandoning her two children to engage in commercial sex.

Opiro Simon, a brother to 26-year old Ajok said she abandoned the children in her village in Ongako Sub County, Omoro district in August.

The children- Alimocan Scovia aged 13 and Akena Geoffrey aged two were left with their frail grandmother who was unable to take care of them.

Odokonyero Richard, the local council one chairperson of Lakalac village told Mega FM that the children were led to his home as they were looking for their mother who they heard was renting in neighbouring Agonga A village.

Odokonyero said that they arrested the suspect whom he said was engaged in commercial sex in her rented house.

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