Man Who Beheaded Wife, Daughter, Arrested

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Upon arrest, Obbo told police that he had been prompted to kill his wife because he suspected her of infidelity. He told police that his wife was having an affair with their neighbour.

Police in Bugiri has arrested a man who is believed to have beheaded his wife and daughter on Monday night.
 
The man identified as Jerimiya Obbo (39), a resident of Nongo village, Muterere sub-county, Bugiri, had been on the run since killing Akiru Nafula (24) and daughter Naome Ayo, one and half years old.
 
More details from the killing indicate that Obbo not only chopped off the heads of his wife and daughter, he also cut out his wife's private parts. He disposed of the parts by a roadside, while on the run.
 
Obbo was found hiding in Kirongero village,Kapyanga Sub-County.
 
Upon arrest, Obbo told police that he had been prompted to kill his wife because he suspected her of infidelity. He told police that his wife was having an affair with their neighbour who he identified as Jimmy. He suspected Jimmy was the father of their daughter.
 
The Bugiri District Police Commander Richard Musisi confirmed the arrest. He said Obbo would be charged with murder under case number file SD 35/26/3/2013.