Lugazi Woman sent to Luzira for burning Cousin with Acid
Lugazi Grade One Magistrate Lwanga Nsibambi has remanded Sarah Nabawoya 40 to Lugazi Prison for allegedly pouring acid on her cousin.
Nabawoya is reported to have poured acid on her cousin Babirye on June 29, 2013, in Kitega local council in Kawolo Division Lugazi Municipality while she was on her way home from work.
Babirye allegedly employed Nabawoya in her saloon but after one year the suspect requested to use the saloon as collateral to acquire a loan, a request Babirye turned down and angered her.
According to prosecution, the victim suffered severe burns on her face which left her blind, lost her breast nipples, part of her stomach and the hands were burnt.
Nabawoya is alleged to have gone into hiding on Buvuma Island for 6 years until last week when she was arrested and charged with attempted murder.
Lugazi Grade One Magistrate Lwanga Nsibambi on Wednesday, remanded her to Luzira until Monday August 26.