KAGADI, UGANDA: Police in Kagadi District are hunting for a 28-year-old man from Kyomukama village in Kagadi Town council for beheading his two-year-old son and killing him instantly.
Tusiime Kusemererwa, a boda boda cyclist in Kagadi Town is said to have hacked his son identified as Tusiime Mutegeki in an incident that happened at around 11 am on Monday.
Mbabazi Kusemererwa, the mother to Tusiime (the suspect) said her son had divorced his wife and since then, she has been staying with her son and the grandchildren however, on that day she had taken one of her grandchildren to Kagadi Hospital while others were left with their father.
Gertrude Nagadya, a resident of Nyangereka A, said they heard Tumusiime’s children screaming but they ignored them after seeing their father passing by.
“After hearing his children screaming we thought maybe the father was disciplining them, we just took it for granted”. Residents regretted
According to the residents, Tusiime had been a boda boda cyclist but his employer had taken it away from him and his wife had also divorced which may have led to the murder due to psychological disorder.
Police was not able comment on the matter by press time.
In a related development, Police in Hoima are holding a Bodaboda Cyclist in Hoima City, for allegedly beheading his 9-month-old son, following a domestic wrangle with his wife on Sunday.
The cyclist, identified as Peter Musana, a resident of Kiryatete West cell in Hoima West Division, reportedly fought with his wife Maurine Nyakato, over his failure to remit money from riding the motorcycle that Nyakato bought for income generation.
According to Nyakato, she left her child identified as Maurice Ayebale with her husband and went to work only to return home and found him beheaded with blood all over the bed.
The Hoima East Deputy RCC Donanto Kasigazi says police are investigating the matter and a manhunt for Musana.
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