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Minister Kibuule’s domestic workers released on police bond

The swimming pool from where the twin boys drowned

The swimming pool from where the twin boys drowned

Police has released the four suspects arrested following the death of minister Ronald Kibuule’s twin boys, who drowned in a swimming pool at his home in Mbalala, Mukono district. 

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed that the four domestic workers at the minister's home; Scovia Nalubwama, Peace Nankunda, Lawrence Kabaya and Agripa Kumanya have been released on police bond.   

The four had been detained at Mukono police station after the drowning of two year-olds Rayden Wasswa and Roman Kato, a week ago on May 13. Their file has now been sent to the resident state attorney for scrutiny.   

"We have sent their file to the resident state attorney (RSA) and in the meantime, we have released the four suspects on bond. We're waiting for the file to return from RSA," Owoyesigyire said.    
The twins were laid to rest last Wednesday in Nama sub-county, Mukono district. During the twins burial, Kibuule said no one should be blamed for the accident because it could have happened at any home, anywhere.

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0 #1 Lakwena 2019-05-21 18:57
In other words, that's why the RICH will not enter the kingdom heaven because; they always exploit, manipulate, use, abuse and victimize (scapegoat) the innocent and poor.
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+1 #2 rubangakene 2019-05-21 20:56
I share the grief of the bereaved but I am sorry to say these four employers are innocent, whereas the Minister and his wife are culpable.

You see when people employ domestic workers in Uganda, they do not specify their terms of reference clearly and in most cases they are close relatives.

Lawyers will ask many questions; terms of references if any, who is 'named' carer of twins, overlap of duties during presence/absence of parents, are said workers able to swim, their times/schedule of work, their salaries/payslips/tax paid and so on. The defence lawyers will have a field day!
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0 #3 WADADA roger 2019-05-21 21:24
I dont see why these workers were arrested in the first place, there is nothing they could do, it was god who had sent down his punishment which unfortunately landed on the innocent kids, anti they say god's plan/decision is the best
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+1 #4 Karemire 2019-05-21 23:07
Quoting rubangakene:
I share the grief of the bereaved but I am sorry to say these four employers are innocent, whereas the Minister and his wife are culpable.

You see when people employ domestic workers in Uganda, they do not specify their terms of reference clearly and in most cases they are close relatives.

Lawyers will ask many questions; terms of references if any, who is 'named' carer of twins, overlap of duties during presence/absence of parents, are said workers able to swim, their times/schedule of work, their salaries/payslips/tax paid and so on. The defence lawyers will have a field day!


I agree with you on all the above. Further, I add that a neighbor's son died in the same pool a few years earlier.

This means that the the charge of "homicidal negligence" could be thrown at that minister himself. He realized that possibility of course and to avoid it he has forgiven all his domestic workers in order to curtail going to court.
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