Two people have been arrested by Police in Wakiso have arrested for allegedly murdering a child identified as Simbwa Patrick aged two and half years.
The incident happened in Ssumbwe village, Ssumbwe Parish, Wakiso sub county in Wakiso district where Simbwa was murdered by his biological father one Busulwa Patrick 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 16/10/2019 at 2130hrs, he transfered the body and dumped in the pit latrine.
According to police, the incident occurred on 13/10/2019 at about 2130/c from the above address area. 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 also retrieved from the pit latrine by fire Brigade.
According to Patrick Onyango the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Simbwa's father and step mother to the deceased one Mukirwa Allen 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.The suspects are being charged with murder.