Police in Wakiso have arrested two suspects for allegedly murdering their child one Patrick Ssimbwa aged two and half years.
The incident happened in Ssumbwe village, Ssumbwe Parish, Wakiso sub county in Wakiso district.
The deceased was murdered by his biological father one Patrick Busulwa M/A aged 23 years old, local plumber, resident of the above address.The suspect hit the deceased on the floor of their house and later packed him in blue cavera, dumped in the nearby swamp and on night of October 16, 2019 at 2130 hours,he later on transferred the body and dumped in the pit latrine.
The incident of murdering the deceased occurred on October 13, 2019 at about 2130/c from the above address area.
The crime scene was visited by DPC Wakiso, DCIO, OC CID Buloba Police station,OC Post Bulaga, SOCO,Fire Brigade and other investigating officers.
The body of the deceased was retrieved from the pit latrine by fire Brigade.
The father to the deceased and step mother to the deceased one Allen Mukirwa F/A aged 18 year were arrested and detained at Wakiso main station.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Mulago City mortuary for post mortem and the suspects are being charged with murder.
The case was first registered as disappearance vide above reference by the father to the deceased after area local council authorities put him on pressure to account for whereabouts of the deceased.
Later police was called in and interrogated him and he confessed to the killing as
he led Police to Mr. Noah Nsereko’s pit latrine, where the body was found.