Detectives quiz Weasel, Sandra Teta in domestic violence saga

Police Spokesperson Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP) Fred Enanga confirmed Monday morning that officers from the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) have interrogated singer Douglas Mayanja, alias Weasel, and his wife, Sandra Teta, over domestic violence accusations.

A collage of Police Spokesman Fred Enanga, Sandra Teta and Weasel

"Yes," Enanga said when this reporter asked if the detectives had talked to the couple.

He, however, couldn't offer details on the progress of the case because "investigations are still ongoing".

He said they're waiting for a "final report".

When a picture of a battered Teta appeared on social media recently, a lot of people came out of the woodwork with sweeping claims that the singer had subjected his wife to various forms of domestic abuse on multiple occasions.

The most revealing details were from Daniella Atim, wife of Jose Chamelone (Weasel's elder brother), who didn't spare any secret, as she walked her Instagram followers through years of domestic violence in the Mayanja family.

According to Atim, the situation has been made worse by their mother-in-law, who is always siding with her sons every time they (the wives of her sons) have complained to her about her abusive sons.

Weasel and Chameleone have tried to convince her to stop lifting the lid on family secrets, but she noted that keeping it undercover could have dire consequences.

"What you guys are doing is not good. You guys are not doing the right thing. Her tooth is broken and you can see it," she told Chameleone in a WhatsApp conversation, who replied that "all will be well".

She told Chameleone that "Weasel needs help" and he might "kill that girl if we keep shielding him." [Daniella shared the WhatsApp conversation on her Instagram.]

The mother of five told Weasel that despite her love for him, he needs to reconsider his approach to marriage.

"Weasel you need to stop. I love you and don't want you to end up in a bad place. It's not too late to make peace and be a better husband," she said.

Her mother on Sunday appeared in a media interview in which she was quoted saying that Teta knows what she wants so she shouldn't be looked at as a victim.

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