Police in Mubende District have recovered two bodies of children aged 4 and 2 allegedly drowned by their own father in a water dam before he took his own life.
Authorities identified the girls as Shifa Byamukama, 4 years, and Zabaayo Jackline, 2 years both residents of Kyakadali village, Bageza Sub-county in Mubende District.
Police also found the body of the victims father only identified as John Zabayo, 30, lying a few meters from the dam where their bodies were recovered.
Mubende District Police Commander, Mr Martin Okoyo said they have launched investigations into their death as they wait for postmortem reports from Mubende Regional Referral Hospital where the bodies were taken on Tuesday.
Mr John Mary Viviane, the LC1 Chairperson of the village told www.mknewslink.com that Zabayo has had a troubled life ever since his wife separated with him and abandoned the children.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website