Sharon Drifezu Candiru, a housemaid, was on Sunday arrested as she disembarked a bus from Kampala with a one-month-old baby only identified as Nicol that she had stolen.
Candiru told police that she stole the baby to teach her bosses a lesson as they had not paid her for two months.
The mother of the baby, only identified as Jackie of Nabbingo, along the Kampala Masaka highway reported to Police that the baby and the maid were missing. Police communicated to Arua, Candiru’s suspected destination and detectives mounted a search of all buses coming from Kampala.
Josephine Angucia, the police spokesperson for North Western Region says Candiru had no remorse for her acting saying she was punishing her bosses for not paying her.
Candiru has been transferred to Kampala to prosecute the case of kidnap, where she committed it.
Two years ago, a video of a housemaid torturing a baby in Naalya, a Kampala suburb went viral online. There are increasing cases of housemaids taking out the frustration by their bosses on innocent children.