By Elly Nyesiga
Mbarara district local government together with the Central government is set to construct the Children remand home that is expected to home street kids and criminal children.
Through the Ministry of Gender Labor and Social Development and Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs they are in final stages to construct the remand home which will supplement the only remand home in Western Uganda located in Kabarole district.
Capt. JB Bamuturaki Tumusiime; the Mbarara district chairperson while speaking to www.mknewslink.com reporter said that as the district they have provided land in Bwizibwera Kashari county where the children remand home is to constructed.
Tumusiime says that as district and security they have been facing a challenge of children who commit crimes but they have no places to remand then forcing the security to detain them with other old criminals which is against the law.
He says that the two ministries are now sorting the budget issues and adds that when this remand home is completed it will reduce crimes in the district.
Source: www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda news website.