I’m guilty please forgive me – Uganda nanny pleads (PHOTO)

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ugandan-nanny-clear-picture1-620x330The Ugandan woman who was secretly filmed beating up and kicking a toddler in the face has pleaded guilty in court on Monday and asked for forgiveness.

The horrifying video went viral  across the world, with over 12 million hits on youtube.

Woman feeds baby The child's father installed a secret camera in the living room to capture the abuse

The 22 year old Jolly Tumuhiirwe, according local media, apologized to the parents of the child and the general public for her behaviour.

According to her, she did not know what came over her to commit such “an inhumane act.”

Following her plea, she will wait a little longer to hear her sentence after the court adjourned the proceedings of the case until Wednesday for the pronouncement of the appropriate sentence.

The toddler, Aneela, after medical checks is said to be fine.

There were earlier reports that the nanny could be mentally disturbed to have committed such an act but after being subjected to medical tests it was established that she was mentally sound.

It is still unclear yet how many years she could be imprisoned but such an act in Uganda could earn her 15 years in jail.


By: Nana Boakye-Yiadom


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DISCUSION 1  Comments

  1. The devil has always been blamed,for man’s stupid attributes.Who at all,is the devil?The bible has even said,that”lack of common knowledge,my people perish.How can she brutally assult this little innocent girl,and latter come to plead for pardon after her stupid act?Lest if there were no hidden recordings of this stupid act of her’s,and this little girl died,what would she have told the parents,when they were back?she would have had the best of a lieing tongue,and nobody would have known what exactly killed this gurl.She’s now come into her senses of her foolish act?ooooh no! I think it’s been too late to learn sense.Asides,ignorance of the law too,has never been,and would never be an excuse.She needs to face a severe sentence,and even if possible,should be killed by hanging,to detter other fools,who would maltreat innocent young children.

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