By Prossy Namiiro
Kampala Metropolitan Police in East and Mukono Divisional Headquarters have in custody a one Dan Nabasa 35, for allegedly bring the number one culprit in the double murder of his wife, Rashida Nakamoga and their baby boy, Dan Gumikiriza on the night of March 25, at Nyakiya zone, Sonde – Goma Division.
The suspect, due to pressure from the victim’s family of not providing basic necessities for his wife and son, was forced to invite them to Mukono during this month.
Police established that, even in Mukono, he failed to provide for them and continued to starve Rashida and the baby. The situation led to a domestic conflict, which culminated into murder of both his wife and son.
The police found the body of the mother with no skirt and knickers, but dressed in a yellow vest and black bra at the scene.
Police adds that there was blood coming from the nose and mouth. Along side 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 a blue short. The baby had injuries to the head.
In a separate development, the police at Seeta also has a arrested and detained a one Nelson Butele 30, a casual labourer of Jogo zone, for the suspected murder of Christine Nakakawa 28, a businesswoman of Jogo zone, Misindye ward, Goma division, in Mukono district that occured on March 23.
On the fateful day, the victim left her home at around 7pm to go buy soya beans for her business, at the trading centre. But she did not return home.
Police says her body was found the following morning near her home stabbed with wounds and her mobile phone missing.
“As a result, the police canine was introduced to the scene where it led detectives to the home of Nelson, who was arrested. The suspect and others still large, first strangled the victim with a rope and them stabbed her on the right side of the head with a sharp object.” Police revealed
To address complex murder issues happening in the community, team of Ploce CLOs have held meetings with the locals communities to provide reassurances to them and further encourage them to avail any relevant information to us.
“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.” Police said.