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Man in trouble for the murder of his wife, baby


Man in trouble for the murder of his wife, baby

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by Police in KMP East and Mukono Divisional Headquarters for allegedly murdering his wife and their baby boy.

The suspect Nabasa Dan, while the deceased are his wife Nakamoga Rashida and their baby boy, Gumikiriza Dan. The incident occurred on the night of 25/03/2022, at Nyakiya zone, Sonde – Goma Division.

According to CP Fred Enanga the police spokesperson, the suspect was allegedly taking in a lot of pressure from the victim’s family for not providing basic necessities for his wife and son.

This month, Nabasa invite them to Mukono, but still failed to provide for them and continued to starve his family, leading to a domestic conflict, which culminated in the murder of both his wife and son.

Enanga says that at the scene, the police found the body of the mother with no skirt and knickers, but dressed in a yellow vest and black bra. There was blood coming from the nose and mouth. 

“Alongside her body, at about 6 feet, we recovered her black and white dotted skirt and baby sheets. Upon further search, the body of her baby boy was found lying in the bush, in a pink baby T-shirt with blue shorts. The baby had injuries to the head. Our thoughts and prayers go to out to the family members following the double loss,” Enanga explains.

In a separate incident,

The police at Seeta, have arrested a man for the murder of a 28-year-old woman. The suspect is Butele Nelson, a 30-year-old, casual labourer of Jogo zone while the victim is Nakakawa Christine, a resident of Jogo zone, Misindye ward, Goma division, in Mukono district. 

It is reported that the deceased left her home on 23/3/2022, at around 7 pm, to buy soya beans for her business, at the trading centre. However, she did not return home.

Her body was discovered with stab wounds, near her home and her mobile phone missing the following morning.

Enanga says the police canine was introduced to the scene and it led detectives to the home of Butele Nelson, who was arrested. He added that the suspect, and others still large first strangled the victim with a rope and then stabbed her on the right side of the head with a sharp object.

“It is very painful to lose the lives of vulnerable persons like children and women.  We are aware the community is devastated to lose such residents in a tragic manner.  A team of our CLOs have held meetings with the local communities to provide reassurances to them and further encourage them to avail any relevant information to us,” Enanga noted.

Adding that “We have high confidence, that the suspects we have in custody, are responsible for the respective heinous act. We are going to first track their cases very closely through the Criminal Justice Process and ensure justice is delivered.”

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