Yet unidentified murderers have attacked a family of a businessman Joseph Tumwebaze a resident of Kahompo, Busfunjo Sub County in Kyenjojo district and killed his five children, including a one month baby.
The murderers continued and beat up their mother whom they pulled and dumped her into Kahompo River from where she was found in the morning and rescued by the residents who took her to Kyenjiojo main hospital where she is nursing serious wounds.
Kyenjojo Police spokesperson Lydia Tumushabe has confirmed that the incidence happened during Thursday night around 1 am and identified the deceased as Barbra Atuhairwe, 7, Oscar Alinganiza, 4, Linnet Ayinebyona, 3, Davis Tulinomugisha, 2 and one-month-old Abwooli.
“Unknown thugs broke the glass door and gained access to the house, locked one Gerald Akampulira, a relative into his room and they entered Tumwebaze’s room where they found his wife sleeping. They asked for his whereabouts but she said she did not know,” the Regional Police Spokesperson Rwenzori West, ASP Lydia Tumushabe said.
According to detectives, Tumwebaze had traveled to Kasese District at the time his home was attacked.
A police team led by the Kyenjojo District CID Officer rushed to the scene Thursday morning and confirmed that the murderers did not take any money or property from the house.
Police said that they are still investigating the cause of all this and search for the murderers are underway.