A grandmother from Kisalosalo zone in the Kampala
City suburbs of Kyebando is in trouble in connection to the death of her grandson to
Joyce Seguya Nakiganda is locked up at Kiira
Road Police Station for allegedly killing 3 and half-year-old Emmanuel Mutabazi.
Nakiganda’s neighbor, Joan Okia told Uganda
Radio Network –URN that she heard the deceased crying around 9pm on Friday
night and tried to intervene but was turned away when she knocked the suspect’s
door, saying she was disciplining her grandson.
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According to Okia, Nakiganda has
been very strict on the deceased.
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John Oboth, another neighbor says he came out
of his house when he heard the child crying and thought it was the usual fight
of a grandmother and her child.
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Geoffrey Kasheija, the Kisalosalo Kyebando LC I Chairperson
told our reporter that Nakiganda informed him that her grandson was unwell and needed medical
Kasheija says that when they learnt that the boy had died they called
police for intervention.
He urged residents to always cooperate to resolve such problems before they get out of hand.
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The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police
Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire told URN that Nakiganda strangled her grandchild
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Owoyesigire says Nakiganda will be subjected to