Arua pregnant Woman assaulted by LDUs , gives birth to a premature baby

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Arua pregnant woman assaulted by LDU, gets a premature baby. Whisper Eye Reports.

The Arua assaulted pregnant woman by a Local Defence Unit (LDU) officer has given birth to a premature baby.

Mrs Bako Jennifer, a resident of Onduparaka Town in Arua district is struggling for her life at the maternity wing of Arua Regional Referral Hospital after giving birth to a premature baby.

The officer assaulted her yesterday morning at Onduparaka bridge roadblock as she was going to Oli Health Center IV for antenatal check up.

After being assaulted by the LDU soldier, she struggled until she was left helpless.

Ms Bako managed to make her way to Arua Central Police Station to register a case on file number CRB 9/7/6/2020.

While at the police station, she collapsed and was rushed to Health Center lll for first aid care.

However her condition deteriorated further and she was rushed to Arua Hospital and operated.

Resulting into the premature removal of her baby which currently is lying in an incubator.

According to her husband Mr Ecima Bashir, Ms Bako’s back is reported to be broken.

“We have not received any help from anywhere. I have to struggles to make ends meet single between my bedridden wife and the children at home, says Ecima.”

‘Neither has the LDU who assaulted her been apprehended by the authorities nor any government official come in aid of my wife struggling with pain, he added.’