The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigire says they have arrested the suspect from Kalangala district and they are yet to transfer her to the district where she committed the crime. He notes that the baby has been recovered in good condition.
has arrested Anita Harriet who disappeared from her home
yesterday after after allegedly murdering her neighbour Carolyn Nakiguli at Wakiso
village Nama Sub County Mukono district and stealing her baby.
to Herbert Kambugu the Wakiso LCI Chairperson, the deceased had gone to collect
fire wood at the farm of Hajat Bagala located about 500m from Wakiso
-katogo Rd with her two kids one aged eight years and another one month
old, when the assailant attacked her.
says that suspect strangled Nakiguli to death and later stole her one-month
old baby and disappeared from the scene leaving behind the 8-year-old
girl beaten into comma but when she gained consciousness, she left the scene
crying out loudly for help.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigire says they have
arrested the suspect from Kalangala district and they are yet to transfer her to
the district where she committed the crime. He notes that the baby has been recovered in good condition.
adds that police have discovered that the suspect also tried to strangle the
eight-year-old girl but she fortunately survived.
was found dressed in a yellow sleeveless top with a brown sweater, black skirt and
black canvass shoes," Oweyesigire said. "LIt was lying face down in the bush with head injuries and a rope around the neck. The now orphaned eight-year-old girl
was trying to remove that rope from her mother and after failing she
walked from the scene looking for help.”
Namuddu, another resident at Wakiso reveals that the suspect had once disclosed
to her that she deceived her boyfriend who stays abroad that he departed while
she was pregnant and that she gave birth to a healthy baby. Namuddu suspects that Harriet needed a baby to present to the boyfriend when they meet