Community ‘Arrests’ Violent Father.

In efforts to rescue a 12 year old boy from a very violent beating by his father, the community of Kibiri Mihambo parish in Kasese district Saturday arrested apprehended one of their own and handed him over to the local council chairman for detention.

Katikaima Agustin the man who found himself up against his neighbours had earlier locked his son ‘arrested’ his own 12 year old son saying that the boy had stolen sh80,000 from him. He proceeded to lock himself and the youngster up in the family house before visiting a very violent and prolonged beating on him.

Neighbours who had the boy’s cries eventually went his rescue and themselves forcibly arrested his father to stop the beating.

- Aug. 5, 2013
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