Mother captured in viral video assaulting son over Shs5000 arrested
Detectives from Kira Road Police Station have arrested a mother identified as Deborah Apolot a resident of Kisasi Kanisa zone in Kampala for assaulting her own child
Apolot was arrested at about 9 pm on Monday 9th May 2022 for allegedly assaulting her 10-year-old son Mark Omiat.
According to the suspect, she gave Shs5,000 to her son (the victim) to buy groceries at the shop on Monday morning. However, the boy didn’t return home.
ASP Luke Owoyesigyire Deputy PRO KMP says that this forced the mother to go searching for Omait. After finding him, she brought the boy back home and assaulted him.
Unfortunately for her, the incident was captured on camera by the neighbours, who later informed the police. The victim sustained serious injuries and he is receiving treatment.
Apolot has admitted to beating her son as a form of punishment for misbehaviour.
Owoyesigyire says she will be charged with child torture.