The Police, led by Mbarara DPC Gad Murungi, visited the scene, but reached when the suspect had already been killed.
Hangamaisho is currently receiving treatment at Mbarara regional referral hospital while the dead bodies are at the same facility’s mortuary for a postmortem.
The dead children have been identified as Apophia Kanshabe (10), Osbert Nuwamanya (8), Oscar Tarimweba (5), Claire Ankunda (5), Addela Orishaba, 9 months and Mercy Owomugisha, 6 months.
Kashare sub county chairperson Deus Mugisha says that the suspect had a mental problem which according to the family was presented to pastors for healing. He says the family believed that the lady had been bewitched and would heal through prayer.