Crime & Investigation

Kabale Woman Murders Step Children

Novic Amanya  the suspect with Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police spokeman at Kabale police station

A woman in Kabale town has been arrested for alleged murder of her two step children.

The suspect Novius Amanya is married to one Innocent Ruzigwa of Katasya cell, sick Muko Sub County in Kabale district.

It is alleged that on 3rd May 2016, approved Amanya threw her two step sons aged three and five years into the Ruhuuma stream in Nsomaho swamp in Muko Sub County before disappearing with another 7year old girl child to Kampala.

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All the children belong to Amanya’s co-wife who divorced recently over domestic violence.

The accused reportedly committed the crime after having a quarrel with her husband. Amanya also burnt all her husband’s clothes and damaged other household property.

The bodies of the children were later discovered floating on water by one of the residents.

Elly Maate The police spokesperson for Kigezi region while speaking to press on the incident, urged married couples to always utilize relevant authorities when they develop misunderstandings.



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