Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
Okema said that they registered 100 cases of domestic violence in June alone, of which three were aggravated in nature and resulted in death, 42 defilement cases, seven rape and three murders, among others. Police records show that cases of aggravated domestic violence; defilement, rape and murder are on the rise.
Edrine Kusemerewa, who goes by the stage name of Edrine K is a song writer, singer and a Gender and Women’s rights activist. Born of Yeres Kyakimwa, a food vendor in Kisanga Market and Seith Kazige, a social worker, Edrine is the fifth born from a family of ten.
A Rakai couple is in police custody following the death of their child during a domestic squabble. Initial reports indicate that the couple\'s 10-year-old child was hit by a brick during a physical confrontation between the parents. The child has been identified as Vicky Namatovu. The child\'s parents are Moses Lubega and his wife Rose Nakanwagi.
A man has been arrested in Nakasongola district after confessing to killing his two sons Davis Seguya (4) and Ronia Tebutyanga (3). The man Ronald Batte is currently detained at Nakasongola Police Station for his own safety.
Kakooza went to tell court that he had been told by Namaganda\'s neighbour Douglas Lwanga that Namuwonge been seen at the home several times threatening to harm Namaganda. Namaganda was never present in the house on those occasions.
A woman has set herself ablaze in Lira town following a domestic brawl with her husband. The deceased has been identified as Aldrin Natukunda, a former guard with Security 2000 and resident of Central Park in Central Division.
A research conducted by Starkey hearing foundation, an international non-governmental organisation in West Nile established that most people misuse quinine which subsequently causes hearing defects especially among the children.Other persons found to share the problem are victims of domestic violence.