Woman Arrested for Murdering Husband, Burying Body in Bedroom

Police in Kasangati has arrested a heartless mother of four for allegedly murdering the husband and digging a 3 feet grave in their matrimonial bedroom with intention of burying him.

Its alleged that on the 12th of August 2018 at around 5am in Lwesuubo village, Buwambo Parish, Gombe Division Wakiso District, a one Harriet Nassali aged 38 hacked her husband Sirajj Kawuma to death with a panga.

After killing him she made efforts to dig a grave inside their master bedroom however was only able to dig as deep as 3 feet.

On realising the complexity of her gruesome action she decided to flee her home. Her terrified 13 year old child decided to alert the neighbours, narrated what had transpired thus immediately calling for police intervention .

One of the children disclosed to the detectives information about a male friend who had grown so close to their mother days before their father was hacked to death.

The male friend identified as Alex Kamusangi then led a group of investigating officers to Nassali’s hideout and both were arrested.

The deceased’s body become taken away from the scene of crime

Upon questioning the duo admitted to having had plans of eliminating the deceased so that they could blossom in their new love affair.

Further inquiries reveal that the deceased and his wife previously had misunderstandings as a result of a land procurement deal gone bad resulting into their separation.

Close family friends revealed the bitter history of how the deceased had given his wife Nassali 27 million Ugandan Shillings to buy a plot of land however used the money for other purposes sparking off the misunderstandings.

The deceased’s body has since been transported to Mulago Mortuary for postmortem and the two suspects detained at Mattuga Police Station vide 08/12/08/2018 as investigations are ongoing.

Tricia Ishimwe