By Waligo Sadati
Saturday morning in Katovu trading centre, Lwengo district was like no other after residents discovered that one of their own had been brutally murdered in his sleep together with his wife and baby.
The maid and other children had been playing in the compound while their parents and last born, a five-months old baby 'slept' in the bedroom.
However, mid morning neighbours wondered what had become of Kwata James (right), 38, and his wife Namubiru Midius, 34 after they failed to come out their bedroom.
When they openned the door a horror scene stared them back! The businessman, his wife and baby boy lay in a pool of blood in their bed.
The three had been bludgeoned like snakes while in their sleep. Besides their bodies lay clubs that had been used to bash them on the heads.
The shocked maid and other children had not heard a thing the previous night when unknown assailants stealthily slipped into the house and murdered their the three in cold blood.
Police arrived at the scene with a sniffer dog that made its trail to the neighbour's house.
The eastern regional police commander Maxwell Ogwal said Laurence Wajwenuwa, his wife Sarah Nalunga and the deceased's maid The were arrested to assist police in their investigations.