By Ruth Anderah
An 18 year old house maid has been charged and remanded to Luzira prison for allegedly infecting her boss’s two year old baby with HIV/AIDS.
Jemima Nasifah alias Tumukunde Zainabu a Rwandan national has been charged before City Hall Court Grade One Magistrate Esther Nahirya and denied the offence of an act of negligence act likely to spread infection or disease.
Prosecution led by Jackie Kyasimire states that, this house maid between the 30thJune and 3rd July 2017 at Kiwatule Kazinga zone in Kampala knowingly or having reason to believe that she was HIV Positive cut herself on the right hand and put her blood on the baby’s would around the nose.
Court also heard that Jemima was caught in the act after the victim’s mother heard the baby crying.
According to the documents before court even the banana leaves that were to be used for cooking food were found to have been spread with her blood.