Representing a Doctor caught up in the Justice System for Provision of Post-Abortion Care

KATIA ALUPO OLARO
Programme Associate, Strategic Litigation

In April 2020, the accused was arrested for allegedly committing the offence of Supply of Drugs to procure abortion contrary to Section 143 of the Penal Code Act, Cap. 120 of the Laws of Uganda. He was arraigned in court, formally charged and subsequently remanded to Kitalya Maximum Security Prison, Wakiso District, Uganda. This affected the accused’s work and the eventual closure of his pharmacy.

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