Iganga man erases family for Ug Shs 20.000
A 35-year-old man in Iganga district on Tuesday killed his two children and later committed suicide after falling to raise Shs 20, 000 for their medical treatment.
Sylvester Kayiru, the Bwigula village LC I chairperson identified the deceased as Tom Luyilo, 5-year-old Joel Badanga and 3-year-old Wilson Tibimanya.
This follows his wife Eva Mutesi decided to abandon the children at their father’s home because he had failed to raise the money.
According to Kayiru, to releave himself, Luyilo decided to hack the two children to death before hanging himself on a tree in the neighborhood.
Nassibu Nditta, the Iganga District Police Commander (DPC), says that Luyilo also set his house and property ablaze before taking his own life.