By Sania Babirye
A 18year old house maid who allegedly infected her boss’ two year old baby with HIV/AIDS has been remanded to Luzira prison.
Jemima Nasifah alias Tumukunde Zainabu has been remanded to Luzira prison by city hall court grade one magistrate Esther Nahirya and charged with doing a negligent act likely to spread infection or disease.
She however pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Prosecution led by Jackie Kyasimire states that, this house maid between the 30th June 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 baby’s would around the nose.
The victim’s mother allegedly caught the maid red-handed in the act after she heard her baby crying.
Documents before court also shows that the maid’s blood was found spread allover the banana leaves that she was going to use for cooking.
She has been remanded until the 26th of July when her case returns for further mention.