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By Emmanuel Omona

The police in Gulu district is hunting for a mother of a 4 moth old baby boy who was found neglected in a forest in Laroo division, Gulu municipality.

The toddler was found by a police officer who was from a night duty.

“I found him crying and his clothes were very wet. Thank God that he survived the long rain on Monday night alone in the forest”, the police officer explained.

He is currently being kept by a police officer in Gulu.

The 4 month old baby is said to be fed on Milk and the police will decide which orphanage the baby would be taken to as they hunt for the parents.

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa police spokesperson, said the parents if found , would be charged and prosecuted for neglecting their child.

Okema encouraged women to report their husbands who refuse to support their families to the Police, instead of abandoning their children.