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Woman Arrested for Killing Step Daughter

Police in Bukomansimbi district is holding a woman for allegedly killing her two-year old step daughter.

Makulata Nanyonga, 37, a resident of Kasenyi village, in Bigasa Sub County allegedly killed the step daughter for reportedly defecating in her under wear.

Preliminary police investigations indicate that Nanyonga had beaten up the minor before hitting her with a shoe on the head that led to her sudden death.

Musa Kiyimba father to the deceased, who had gone to work, says he was shocked to receive a phone call from a neighbor that his daughter had died.

However, neighbors claimed they have always reported to Kiyimba about her wife’s conduct but he turned a deaf ear.

The Bukomansimbi District Police Commander, Manisur Sserwadda says the suspect will be charged with murder after investigations are complete.

A postmortem was carried out at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital. 

The Uganda violence against children survey report released on August 9 this year shows that three in four children in Uganda have experienced some form of violence. Among the three primary forms of violence surveyed sexual, physical and emotional. One in three children have experienced at least two of these.

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Police at Bukomansimbi district are holding a woman for
killing her two-year old step daughter.

Makulata Nanyonga, 37, a resident of Kasenyi village, in Bigasa Sub
County allegedly killed the step daughter for reportedly defecating in her under wear.

Preliminary police investigations indicate that Nanyonga had beaten up
the minor before hitting her with a shoe on the head that led to her
sudden death.

Musa Kiyimba father to the deceased, who had gone to work, says was shocked to receive a phone call from a neighbor that his daughter had died.

However, neigbours claimed they have always reported to Mr Kiyimba about her wife’s conduct and turned on a deaf hear.

The Bukomansimbi District Police Commander, Manisur Sserwadda, says the suspect will be charged with murder after investigations are complete.

A postmortem was carried out at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital. 

The Uganda violence against children survey report released on August 9 this year shows that three in four children in Uganda have experienced some form of violence. Among the three primary forms of violence surveyed sexual, physical and emotional. One in three children have experienced at least two of these.

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