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Police arrest boda rider implicated in murder of wife and 2 sons

By Charles Etukuri

Added 10th May 2020 02:17 PM

Mbago was arrested by the Uganda Police Force on Saturday in Luuka district and is currently detained at the Central police station pending his transfer to Jinja Road Police.

Police arrest boda rider implicated in murder of wife and 2 sons

Mbago was arrested by the Uganda Police Force on Saturday in Luuka district and is currently detained at the Central police station pending his transfer to Jinja Road Police.

MURDER  CRIME

KAMPALA - Yasin Mbago, a boda boda rider at Kireka farmer's market and the main suspect in the murder of his wife and two biological sons on Friday has been arrested.

Mbago was arrested by the Uganda Police Force on Saturday in Luuka district and is currently detained at the Central police station pending his transfer to Jinja Road Police.

Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the arrest. Mbago was arrested after he allegedly strangled his wife and two biological children on Friday at 4am during the morning rain and wrapped them in separate Sacks.

Owoyesigyire noted that police preliminary investigation indicated that the likely cause of murder is suspected to be domestic violence.

According to eyewitnesses, the suspect on several occasions assaulted the wife and at one time, he tied her with ropes and caned her mercilessly.

The deceased were identified as Carol Namboozo aged 25, who hails from Nabumali. The children were only identified by one name, Musa, 4 years old, and Shaban, 7 years old.

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