27 year old woman who killed her husband, sentenced to 20 years in jail

Happy times: Eric Ssenyonjo Kiddu (RIP) with Jackline Nakku
Happy times: Eric Ssenyonjo Kiddu (RIP) with Jackline Nakku
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High Court in Mukono District on Friday jailed 27 year old woman to 20 years in jail after she was found guilty of killing her husband.



Court heard that on February 14, 2018, Jackline Nakku at their home in Nabuuti village Mukono municipality, Mukono district hit her husband Eric Ssenyonjo Kiddu several times on the head, with an iron bar, killing him instantly.
Ssenyonjo’s body was later found in a pool of blood with an iron bar, a panga and a brick besides it.



Nakku allegedly killed her husband, in the wee hours of the morning following a domestic dispute.
Neighbours told police shortly after the murder that the couple had a long domestic battle and their issues were once handled by religious and local leaders.
Ssenyonjo had accused Nakku of having an affair with another man



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After killing her husband, the accused reportedly made an alarm to attract neighbours claiming that her husband had been attacked by unknown people in their bedroom.
However, when police reached the crime scene and cordoned off the area, there was no sign of forced entry.
When Police interrogated the maid who is an adult and children but they all said they had not heard any one break into the house apart from the beating which was inside the house



In her judgement, Justice Susan Okalony said all the circumstantial evidence presented in court showed that she was involved in her husband’s murder.
The Judge said Nakku intended to kill Ssenyonjo because she concentrated on his head which she hit several times.

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