Apiyo's relatives became suspicious when she returned home with no child and no pregnancy. However, she declined to respond to any of the queries raised by her family members, until the pressure was mounted on her prompting her to confess to killing the baby.
According to the Arua District Police Commander Dennis Ochama, who visited the scene of the crime on Wednesday, the minor, now a juvenile offender, picked a quarrel with his younger brother on Tuesday afternoon.
A resident identified as Turyagyenda Vincent told the police the Kyomuhendo and her daughter had a misunderstanding over the ownership of the house in which they were residing. At the height of the bickering, Nannyonga reportedly asked her mother to vacate the house which was constructed by her late father.
Jawiambe Pascal, the LC 1 Chairperson of the village reported revealed that the two male juveniles identified as 7-year-old Denis Piyic and Gracious Ocayirwoth were locked up by their father who was under the influence of alcohol before they were set ablaze.
Zakayo Makuta, the area councilor who doubles as the Sub county deputy LC III chairperson says the locals have been accusing Kikama of plotting the death of his brother in order to take total control of the land.
The assailants hacked Akugizibwe severally on the head on Friday night and dumped his body at his door steps. His father, Francis Asaba found the deceased’s lifeless body lying in a pool of blood this morning.
Romeo Ojara, the Kagadi District Police Commander-DPC, told Uganda Radio Network that Sewante hacked his wife Florence Kyalisiima and their nine- month-old child, Rose Mary Mukadde to death at around 10pm on Tuesday evening for unknown reason.
Kinene was acquitted of terrorism and charges of murder by the International Crimes Division of the High court in 2017. The trial came at the height the killing of Muslim clerics in parts of Kampala and Wakiso, many of who were gunned down by assailants riding on motorcycles.