Mother Remanded for Horrific Murder of Infant Son in Yumbe

YUMBE- A 24-year-old woman has been remanded by Yumbe court to Yumbe Prison for the horrific murder of her 4-month-old son.

The suspect, identified as Nadio Manjubo, resides in Chamanikua village, Yayari parish, Lovi sub-county in Yumbe district, as reported by the Uganda Police.

The spokesperson for the Uganda Police, SCP Enanga Fred, revealed that the young mother was charged by territorial Police in North West Nile Region and Yumbe district for the shocking act of hacking her 4-month-old son, Angelo Buga, to pieces on the 19th of July 2023 at 4 pm.

After the appalling crime, the suspect went on to stuff the body pieces into a saucepan and proceeded to boil them, claiming she felt like eating meat.

Following the investigation, the suspect appeared before Yumbe court, where she was remanded to Yumbe prison on the 21st of July 2023 for the heinous act of murder.

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SCP Enanga Fred expressed deep shock and revulsion at the incident, stating, “To cut and dismember an innocent child into pieces is absolutely horrific.”

He further emphasized that the crime scene was profoundly disturbing, exposing the extent to which some parents have tragically lost their sense of humanity and love for their own children.

In the wake of this devastating event, SCP Enanga Fred urged parents facing difficult domestic situations to seek help from the Child and Family Protection Unit, the nearest police station, or other child rights defenders.

He emphasized the importance of safeguarding the well-being of children and preventing such unthinkable tragedies from occurring again.

“It is painful that this 4-month-old son met his untimely demise at the hands of the very mother who was supposed to protect him,” SCP Enanga Fred said, reflecting on the tragedy that unfolded.

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The incident serves as a grim reminder of the urgent need for support systems and awareness to ensure the safety and welfare of vulnerable children.

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