A man identified as Shaban Musisi allegedly killed his wife and maid with a hammer in Kasenge
village, Kyengera town. The tragic event occurred when the suspect was discovered trying to molest their 15-year-old maid Scovia Abed by his 40-year-old wife, Ruth Nakazzi.
When the deceased Ruth tried to intervene, the ashamed husband took out his frustration on her as he hit her a hammer multiple times. After claiming her life, he right away went after their maid whom he heartlessly murdered.
“It is alleged that today at around 4 am Shaban Musisi attempted to rape his house help, Scovia Abed, 15 years old. Scovia made an alarm that attracted, Ruth Nakazi, 40, the suspect’s wife. The suspect out of anger held a hammer and hit the wife several times until she died and later turning it to Scovia who also succumbed to the injuries,” said Luke Owoyesigyire the Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesman.
Additionally, it is allegedly that the accused Shaban Musisi went ahead to poison after he realized he had committed such a grave offense.
“A bottle containing suspected poison has been recovered in his house and subsequently forwarded to Government Analytical Laboratory for analysis. The hammer used has recovered and taken as an exhibit,” Owoyesigyire added.
Currently, both the bodies have been taken to Kampala Capital City Authority mortuary, Mulago Hospital for postmortem while the suspect is undergoing treatment as he awaits his one on one contact with the merciless law.