Man Beheads Wife and Daughter over Infidelity

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Obbo's father Kezia Omarachi said that his son had long accused his wife Akiru Nafula of infidelity. Obbo had several times expressed doubt of the paternity of their daughter.

Police in Bugiri district are looking for a 39 year old man who is thought to have killed his wife and their daughter.
 
Jerimiya Obbo, a resident of Nongo village in Muterere sub county, Bugiri, is believed to have killed his 24 year old wife and daughter on Monday night.
 
Obbo's father Kezia Omarachi said that his son had long accused his wife Akiru Nafula of infidelity. Obbo had several times expressed doubt of the paternity of their daughter.
 
Omarachi was, however, shocked to learn that his son had killed his wife, and daughter Naome Ayo, one and half years old.
 
District police commander, Richard Musisi estimates that the killings took place between 9pm-10pm.
 
Musisi reveals that after killing his wife and daughter, Obbo packed their heads in a bag and left with them. He abandoned his grisly baggage after about 2 kilometres.
 
Omarachi said neighbours were attracted to investigate by the wails of his grandson. This was when they discovered Nafula and Ayo's headless bodies lying in a pool of blood.
 
Musisi said the police had launched a man-hunt for the suspect.
 
By press time the bodies were still lying in Bugiri hospital mortuary awaiting a post-mortem to be carried out before being handed over to the relatives for burial.