The police in Kasangati have in custody Harriet Nassali, 38 a resident of Lwesuubo village, Buwambo Parish, Gombe Division in Wakiso district for killing own husband and attempting to bury him in their matrimonial bedroom.
According to a police report, Nassali a mother of four murdered her husband Sirajj Kawuma on Sunday August 12 at around 5am and dug a 3 feet grave in their bedroom with the intention of burying him.
“On realizing the complexity of her gruesome action, she decided to flee her home. Her terrified 13 year old child decided to alert the neighbors, narrated what had happened, thus immediately calling for police intervention.”
After arrival at the scene, one of the children told police that a male friend had grown so close to their mother, days before their father was hacked to death. Identified as Alex Kamusangi, the male friend led a group of detectives to Nassali’s hideout and the duo was arrested.
“Upon questioning, the duo admitted to having had plans of eliminating the deceased so that they could blossom on their new 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 separation” police adds.
According to close family friends, the deceased had given his wife UGX 27 million to buy a plot of land, however Nassali used the money for other purposes, sparking off the misunderstandings.
The deceased’s body was taken to Mulago mortuary for postmortem, while the two suspects are detained at Matuga police station as investigations into the matter continue.