By Tumwekwase Sandra
Police in Rubirizi are hunting for a man who allegedly assaulted and killed his step child
The deceased has been identified as Faith Nansuna while the
the suspect was identified by police as Vicent Mwijukye a resident of Rwemitangu village Rutooto subcounty Rubirizi district.
According to SP Martial Tumusiime the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, the suspect started cohabiting with the mother of the deceased girl when she had already produced the girl with another man.
The police mouthpiece added that the suspect had been rejecting the child until yesterday evening when deceived her with sweet potatoes, took her to a bush about1.5 kilometers away, hit her on the head with an axe, and dumped her body in the bush before disappearing.
Tumusiime told our reporter that Scene of crime was visited by police officers from Rubirizi central police station
He revealed that Statements were recorded though no exhibits were recovered.
The Body of the deceased was taken to Rugazi health center IV for postmortem as police hunt for the Suspect who is still at large.