According to Sam Twineamazima, the Acting Savannah Regional Police spokesperson, officers from Bombo Police Station, together with Luwero Central Police Station (CPS), are actively looking into the case. He explains that Preliminary findings suggest that the deceased, who had come from Kampala early in the morning, had a quarrel with his wife, Nawaigo.
Luwero District Police Commander, Living Twazagye, explains that the incident occurred around 11 pm on Monday night when the couple returned home after consuming alcohol and engaging in a fight over allegations of the husband's infidelity.
According to the Benon Byamukama, the Adjumani District police commander, the incident happened on Sunday, May 28, at around 9:00pm after the suspect found the deceased and the wife in bed together. Both the suspect and wife are under arrest.
The West Nile region police spokesperson says the deceased together with the wife returned home drunk and started quarrelling which resulted into a fight, in which the deceased was hit with a saucepan in the ribs and he collapsed.
Hope Murungi, the Coordinator of Private Sector and Civil Society at Uganda AIDS Commission explains that the statistic puts the district in a red zone since domestic violence has been listed among the key drivers of HIV infections. Studies have also shown that in families where there is domestic violence, some partners deliberately infect others with HIV.
Joyce Namigadde, the Senior Probation Officer for Luwero District explains that the increase in cases is due to conflicts arising from rapid urbanization, alcoholism, property grabbing and unemployment among other factors.
Francesca Amony, a former National Secretary for the DP Women's League handed herself in at Lacor Police Post, in Bardege-Layibi Division, after she reportedly stubbed her husband, Dr. Joseph Etuk, to death.
According to Luwero District Health report on mortality and morbidity for the financial year 2021/22, at least 16 GBV children were below the age of five years whereas 1,011 were children and adults aged above five years.
The suspects dumped Okalebo's lifeless body along the road to his home. On the same night, a 43- year- old mother from Kaberamaido district was beaten together with her side lover when her son found them having by the roadside.
Faith Kabafumu, the OC in charge of the Child Protection Unit, says that children are the most affected in these cases. She says that the COVID-19 lockdown has exposed children to a risky lifestyle and to offenders who usually take advantage of their age and domestic challenges.
According to statistics collected by the Regional Child and Family Protection Unit, the number of registered cases has increased from 35 in the last financial year 2019/2020 to 81 as of the end of May 2021. With the numbers expected to go higher before the end of June 2021.
Godfrey Kavulu the publicity secretary of Magoma village says that Nalwanja’s body was discovered by residents at around 9:00 am who were passing near a bricklaying site where she was killed last night.