A suspect being arrested (courtesy photo)

Police in Luwero District have arrested four people for allegedly killing their 89-year-old mother. 

The incident occurred on Friday at Bbaale-Kamuzingiza village, Nnyimbwa Sub-County.

The suspects have been identified as Grace Nafuna and Lovinsa Naiga all daughters to the deceased. Others are Grace Namutebi and Lydia Nazziwa all grand daughters of the deceased. They are all residents of Kamuzingiza village in Nyimbwa sub-county.

Sam Twiineamazima, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, identified the victim as Nalujja Yowanina.

According to Twiineamazima, investigations indicate that at around 4 pm, the suspects assaulted and beat their mother while demanding money after she had sold a piece of land. The amount of money and acreage of land in question are yet to be known. 

She was rushed to John’s clinic in Bbowa, where she was pronounced dead at 5 pm.   

The suspects were transferred to Bombo Police Station to record statements and face prosecution. The Police also transferred the dead body to Mulago hospital for postmortem.


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