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Police investigate gruesome murders of two children by mentally ill mothers

Police in Buikwe and Luwero are investigating two separate gruesome murders by mentally ill mothers on their young children aged two years

One of the incidents happened on 6th September 2021 at around 7pm at Kisaala village, Buikwe sub-county, when Nakyanzi Racheal, 30, picked her two year old biological daughter, identified as Kizza Slyvia, and took her inside her grandmother’s house, where she slit her throat using a knife. The suspect was examined upon arrest and found to be of unsound mind and further transferred to Butabika mental hospital.

Later on 10th September 2021, Police at Wobulenzi station received a report where Yudayah, 30, while at Bukolwa Gwafwa, Katikamu sub-county in Luweero, picked a hoe and cut her two-year-old daughter, Winnie Mercy on the neck.  The victim bled to death and the suspect was arrested and found to be of unsound mind. 

Joint security agencies have strongly condemned such acts of cruel and inhuman behavior against young children.

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