UPDATE: Maid Who Physically Assaulted Toddler in Uganda Faces Attempted Murder Charge


The Ugandan maid who was captured on camera torturing a toddler who was previously facing charges for torture, is now facing an attempted murder charge.

Jolly Tumuhirwe, the 22-year-old maid is currently in police custody at Luzira prison under Section 41 of the country’s Anti-Torture Act and will re-appear in court on December 8th, according to Sahara Reporters.

Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson stated that the maid confessed to torturing the child, and was subsequently subjected to a mental evaluation. Results revealed that she was “a person of sound mind.”

The child, Arnella Kamanzi, who is one and a half years old, is said to be recovering, and in good spirits.

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