Police in Luweero District is investigating circumstances under which a 36 year old man allegedly strangled to death his three-year-old step daughter to death and seriously injured his wife.
Nicholas Natukunda is said to have strangled the toddler only identified as Bibia before stabbing his wife Roselyn Katushabe five times and leaving for dead.
The incident happened on Tuesday Morning at Nakadingidi zone in Wobulenzi Town Council on Tuesday.
Vianny Birungi the Officer in Charge Wobulenzi Police Station said they are hunting for the suspect who’s currently on the run.
The couple is said to have been involved in a domestic wrangle for some time with the man accusing his of cheating on him with another man.
Neighbours who responded to Katushabe’s alarm found her lying helpless in a pool of blood and her daughter’s lifeless body on the bed. Her husband had reportedly fled the accident scene in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
She was rushed to hospital for medical attention.