Entebbe Police is holding a male Rwandan national for allegedly strangling to death his 5 year-old son.
It is alleged that Pierre Pauline aged 43 a resident of Zinga, Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District had failed in his third marriage and was worried about his finances before the attack on his own son identified as Baptist Byamukama.
Following moments of depression, Pierre spent his whole evening boozing till when he went back home and strangled the little boy.
When police arrived at the home, the child was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at Entebbe hospital.
“I don’t know what had happened; i felt possessed, strangled my son and later realized it when it was too late to save him” He said in a statement.
The suspect was later subjected to a medical -legal psychiatric assessment and the report from the doctor proved he was in a stable mental state.
The suspect 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.