Police in Mubende District, Uganda, have recovered two our bodies of youngsters allegedly drowned by their father in a water dam earlier than he took his own life.
Authorities recognized the ladies as Shifa Byamukama, 4, and Zabaayo Jackline, 2, each residents of Kyakadali village, Bageza Sub-county in Mubende District.
Police additionally discovered the physique of the victims’ father recognized as John Zabayo, 30, mendacity just a few meters from the dam the place their our bodies had been recovered.
Mubende District Police Commander, Mr Martin Okoyo mentioned they’ve launched investigations into their loss of life as they anticipate postmortem experiences from Mubende Regional Referral Hospital the place the our bodies had been taken on Tuesday.
Mr John Mary Viviane, the LC1 Chairperson of the village advised a reporter that Zabayo had been depressing ever since his spouse separated with him and deserted the kids.
“We imagine that Zabayo determined to drown the two kids earlier than taking his own life given what he’s been by means of. He has had a troubled expertise. It’s unlucky that he didn’t come to us for recommendation,” he mentioned.