BUIKWE- A medical practitioner is in detention at Lugazi Police Station after allegedly assisting a trainee teacher to abort her four-month pregnancy.
The 19-year student was pursuing a diploma in education at Gaba Primary Teachers College in Kampala.
She was reportedly impregnated by a tutor attached to the college. The tutor who is on the run reportedly advised the woman to abort.
Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson, Ms Hellen Butoto, confirmed the detention of the medical practitioner who is a resident of Kyamadde Village, Lugazi Town Council in Buikwe District.
Ms Butoto said the student went to the suspect’s home on April 28 where the abortion procedure was carried out.
However, after a few days, the woman’s health condition deteriorated forcing her to seek medical attention at Buikwe District Hospital from where she was informed by health workers that her uterus was damaged.
She reported the case at Lugazi Police Station leading to the arrest of the suspect on…