Police in Sheema district is investigating circumstances under which a woman allegedly killed her step son over bed wetting.
Police said it had arrested Shifra Akankunda who allegedly pushed her six year old step son Joshua Gumisiriza into a well, where he drowned.
According to police, Akankunda accused the deceased of bedwetting.
Gumisiriza was son to Rodgers Ainebyoona, a resident of Kembogo Cell, central parish, Kashozi Sub-county Sheema district.
Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Spokesperson said the suspect had confessed to commiting the offence on grounds that the deceased ha d a habit of defecating and wetting the bed after over eating.
She’s is being detained at Sheema District Central Police station as investigations continue.
According to Tumusiime, Akankunda will be charged with murder and produced in court once investigations are complete.