HIV infected house maid reportedly intentionally breastfed her boss’s baby has been remanded to Luzira prison.
Margaret Kanyunyuzi a 20-year-old woman has been charged and remanded to Luzira prison for allegedly breastfed her boss’s nine months baby well knowing that she was HIV positive.
Kanyunyuzi appeared before City Hall court Grade One Magistrate Beatrice Kainza who read to her the charge which she denied.
The suspect had asked the court to grant her bail pending the hearing of the matter but the trial magistrate has declined to say the case is capital in nature, tricky and that witnesses are ready to testify.
The magistrate instead further remanded her to Luzira women’s prison until December 11th, 2018 for hearing to commence.
Prosecution states that, between August 19 and 25, 2018 at Katumba zone Kyanja in Kampala, Kanyunyuzi knowingly or having reasons to believe that she was HIV positive a disease dangerous to life unlawfully breastfed her Boss’s baby of 9 months.