Jealous mother sets own kids on fire after husband cheats


A jealous mother from Wakiso Kitezi in Kabaga, Jomay Zone, in Wakiso District has killed two of her children in a fire she set on her home.

Patience Katambara is said to have locked herself and three of her biological children in the bedroom before setting it on fire.

Katambara was reportedly responding to news of her husband Happy Tumwesigye having an affair with another woman.

According to police, the incident happened on Saturday when Katambara, a dealer in second hand clothes in St. Balikudembe commonly known as Owino Market learnt that her husband was cheating on her.

Police identified the two deceased children as Rodrick Tumwesigye, 7, a Primary Three pupil at Nakasero Primary School and Rennet Tumwesigye, 2.

Meanwhile, Katambara who is being treated as a suspect and her elder son Rodrine Tumwesigye are admitted at Nakasero Hospital after they were saved by police.


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