Rwandan National strangles 5 year-old son to death
Police Entebbe has in its custody a male Rwandan national for strangling to death his own 5 year-old son.
Pierre Pauline, a 43 year old resident of Zinga, Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District strangled his son Baptist Byamukama after his third marriage failed. The monstrous father was allegedly worried about his finances.
According to police, a depressed Pierre spent the whole of Saturday evening drinking till when he went back home and strangled the little boy.
When police arrived at the home on Sunday, the child was unresponsive, rushed him to Entebbe hospital where he would later be pronounced dead.
"I don't know what had come over me; I felt possessed, strangled my son and later realized when it was too late to save him. I can confirm that I have never had any mental illness," Pierre told police in his statement.
The suspect was subjected to a medico-legal psychiatric assessment and the report from the doctor proved he was in a stable mental state.
He is currently detained at Entebbe Police Station on charges of murder contrary to section 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act vide CRB 903/2018 and is to be arraigned before courts of law early this week.