Buikwe – Police in Ngogwe has in custody, a 29-year-old boda boda rider for aggravated torture after he allegedly poured hot water in the wife’s genitals.
The suspect identified as Muhammad Mugerwa is a resident of Bulenga village in Ngonwe sub-county, Buikwe district.
According to Fred Enanga the police spokesperson, the facts gathered indicate that the husband suspected his wife Gertrude Nakazi (25) of infidelity, after she spent a night outside their marital home on the 19.10.2022 and returned the following day of 20.10.2022, at around 9pm.
“As a form of punishment, the suspect timed when the wife was deep asleep and boiled hot water which he poured in her genitals thus causing very severe injuries and lacerations on her private parts and body surroundings. The victim screamed for help, due to the much pain and agony she was going through. She was rushed to Kawolo Hospital for treatment and her husband arrested.” Said Enanga.
The police mouthpiece condemned the act urging married couples to always seek better ways to resolve domestic conflicts including suspicious of infidelity.
He called upon members of public who are at a risk of domestic violence or abuse to call the Child and Family Protection Unit on 0800199195 for emotional support.
Enanga says the unit also attends to individuals who need confidential help with their own abusive behaviors.