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Father murders eight month old child

By: Melanie Aanyu

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

Police in Lwengo District are holding a man for killing his eight-month-old daughter.

The incident happened on Monday at around 3pm when Joseph Lutaaya,50, a resident of Kakunyu village, Nkoni Parish in Kingo Sub County, Lwengo District killed his biological daughter Asiyati Nakivumbi in a domestic fight.

According to the officer in charge of Nkoni Police Station, Mr Martin Emudud, the suspect had a misunderstanding with his wife Afisa Akwero who was blocking him from selling beans.

Mr Emudud said that Ms Akwero also sustained serious injuries after she was cut by a pang on both her neck and the fingers. He asked men not to interfere in their wives’ businesses to avoid family wrangles.

The Kingo Sub County Chairperson Mr Aloysius Kibira blamed the incident on binge drinking.

The body of Nakivumbi was been taken to Masaka regional referral hospital for post-mortem as Lutaaya remains detained at Lwengo police station.