Crime & Investigation

Drunken Isingiro Woman Kills Own Baby

DPC Isingiro Moses Muzima

Police in Isingiro is holding a 27 year old woman for suffocating her 1 month baby to death.

The suspect has been identified Reste Nisiima, cheap a resident of Kashenyi village in Birere sub-county.

According to police, Ninsima, a habitual drunkard fell and laid on her son after drinking, and killed her on 19th March 2017.

Locals said they had warned the single mother against moving with her baby while drunk.

Police rushed to the scene and arrested Nisiima who pleaded to be forgiven saying it was an accident.

Milton Kwatsibwe, the OC Birere police station told Chimpreports that the matter has been referred to Isingiro police station.

Isingiro District Police Commander Moses Muzima confirmed that police are investigating the claim that the death was accidental.

He says the postmortem report from Mbarara referral hospital indicated that the child suffocated to death.

The suspect was escorted by police yesterday to the burial of her child and later taken back to custody.


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