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Woman arrested for procuring abortion

Man Jose Kayima

The Ugandan Police have arrested a woman in Dokolo for procuring an abortion.

The 20 year woman, identified as Monica Oyera is currently in Police custody.

She is a resident of Anyomoloi cell in Eastern ward, Dokolo Town council.

On Tuesday, a dog was found by one of the residents of Anyomoloi eating a 6 months fetus nearby a bush.

The incident was reported to Dokolo Central Police Station who arrested Oyera immediately.

Meanwhile, the constitution of Uganda (1995), Article 22(2) states that; No person has the right to terminate the life of an unborn child except as may be authorized by law.

If found guilty, Monica Oyera faces imprisonment for seven years.

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