Woman stabs step daughter to death
Police in Kamuli have arrested a woman for allegedly killing her two-year-old step daughter.
The deceased has been identified as Becca Nairuba, daughter of Agnes Biiri.
Police says, the incident on Saturday morning occurred just as the girl’s mother went to the home of Mbago Grace, her former husband in Buluuya Parish, in Kamuli district to seek medical treatment for her ailing daughter.
The woman says that she received a warm welcome, despite the absence of her ex-husband. She then decided to move around the trading center awaiting the return of her child’s father.
But on returning home she found her two-year-old daughter lying in a pool of blood.
Musa Nabende, the Kamuli police district commander, says that preliminary investigations show that the girl was stabbed and killed by her step mother.
When news of the murder spread out, a large mob gathered and attempted to lynch the woman, but she was rescued by police.
The DPC says that the suspect will be produced in court on Monday to answer charges of murder.
Elsewhere, In Lira the Police there have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed his wife and brother in law to death.
Dickens Okello, a resident of Alik village, Anyomorem parish Ngetta Sub County Lira district and also a boda boda cyclist, was arrested today together with his sister and brother.
Henry Alyanga, the Central North police spokesman, says Okello on Sunday night stabbed to death his wife Anna Akello and her brother Okello Bonny a senior four student of Bright Light College in Lira town, both were residents of Bung village, Omito parish, Adyel division Lira municipality.
Alyanga identified the other two suspects as Angom Grace 42, a resident of Aninya village Amuca parish Lira Sub County, and Etany Benard 30, a local resident of the same village and that they will be charged with compounding a felony.
He said Okello will be charged with murder of two people.
Okello confessed that he had no intention of killing his wife, but was angered after finding his wife with another man.
He said his wife tried to block him from beating up the suspected man, prompting him to grab a knife which was put on the table and he hit her thinking he was stabbing the man since it was dark at night.
According to him after realizing he has stabbed his wife and brother to death, he fled a nearby bush where he has been hiding since Sunday.
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