By Our Reporter
MUKONO: The Police at Mukono have arrested a woman for allegedly killing her two biological children.
According to the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the suspect is Nankya Esther 29, who has allegedly murdered her two children; Kamoga Shaban 6 and Lubega Ramathan 3 years.
Owoyesigyire said that the incident happened on Wednesday.
‘’At about 9:00 pm on Wednesday, Nankya’s husband identified as Kamya Musa also father to the two children arrived home and there was no one to open the gate for him. Kamya decided to call his wife on phone but she claimed not to be feeling well, prompting him to open the gate himself’’, said Owoyesigyire.
However, upon entering the house, he found their two children’s bodies lying in a pool of blood in their living room.
He made an alarm which attracted the neighbors.
The police at Mukono were also informed and they responded and rescued the suspect from the angry mob.
She is detained at Mukono CPS as investigations into the matter continue.
The two bodies were taken to the city mortuary Mulago for post-mortem.
Owoyesigyire added that the police officers who rushed to the scene observed several open wounds on the children’s necks. He explained that the motive for the murder is still unknown but it is alleged that the suspect strangled and hit the victims on the wall several times until they died.
He further added that the suspect will be taken through due process before the file is forwarded to the office of the Resident State Attorney for advice and probable sanctioning.
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