By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Ibanda District Rwizi region have in detention a 24 year old woman who allegedly murdered her step daughter by poisoning.
Edwin Nyamwiza a resident of Kanungu cell,Rugooba parish, Nyabuhikye sub county ,Ibanda District reportedly poisoned her step daughter Immaculate Ainembabazi a 13year old pupil of St. Mary’s Buhunga in Buhwenju district.
ASP Samson Kasasira the Rwizi police mouthpiece told www.mknewslink.com that the Suspect Edwin had poisoned her husband’s Kabuti cough syrup intending to kill him but the deceased got headache and cough and the father gave her the drug which killed her shortly.
asasira further noted that residents who rushed to the scene to save the girl’s life gave the same portion of the drug to a hen and it also died on spot.
The crime scene was examined and suspected poison, deceased’s vomits plus the dead hen were exhibited while her body was taken to Ruhoko Health Center IV for postmortem.
Kasasira told www.mknewslink.com that the prime suspect Nyamwiza Edwin was arrested as inquiries into the matter take course.
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