Father arrested for amputating son’s rotting leg

By Abubaker Kirunda

Police in Kamuli district are holding a 50-year old man for allegedly cutting off of his 12-year old son’s right leg.

The suspect has been identified as James Kalema a resident of Gwase village in Bugaya sub-county in Buyende district.

The Busoga North Police Spokesperson Michael Kasadha says the suspect cut off David Mutekanga’s after he was involved in an accident that left it shuttered.

He said the accident occurred a month ago and the suspect is said to have cut off the leg because it had started rotting.

Kasadha says police are investigating the matter so that they come up with appropriate charge for the suspect to answer before courts of law.