March 3, 2024

Man kill wife after shame of defiling their biological daughter

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The Police in Rukungiri district have in custody a man for allegedly strangling his wife to death after she interrogated him as to why he defiled their biological daughter.

According to the Kigezi Police spokesperson ASP Elly Maate, the suspect is Ramadan Tumwebonire 30 who allegedly strangled his wife Emilly Kyarikunda 27, both resident of Bikurungu town cell, central ward, Bikurungu town council in Rukungiri district.

It’s alleged that on 8th June 2023 at around 5Pm the Suspect had carnal knowledge with his 13 year old biological daughter and a Primary five pupil at Centenary Primary school, when the mother now the deceased had sent her to cut banana leaves to be used in their eating room.

Thereafter the act, the suspect ordered the victim not to tell anyone; however, the daughter informed the mother after reaching home who out of anger asked the husband why he had done so.

It is also said that the suspect and the wife now the deceased moved together to their rented room leaving the victim, siblings with their maternal aunt Shillah who had come to pay them a visit from Ruhinda Sub County. 

At around 10Pm, the suspect returned to the eating room to pick up the children and when Shillah asked where the sister was, the suspect said that he didn’t know her whereabouts. This raised suspicion that made Shillah to check in their rented room if her sister was well but only to find that she was dead.

The Police spokesman confirmed to Journalists that the immediate neighbor Paddy Ashaba was informed, traced, arrested the suspect and handed him over to Police at Bikurungu where cases of murder and aggravated defilement were preferred against him.

The two scenes of crime were visited, examined and documented, body conveyed to Rwakabengo health center III for Postmortem and the victim of defilement was taken to Rukungiri Police health center III for Examination.

Mate further said that a case of Murder by Strangulation and aggravated Defilement case was registered under file Number CRB 800/2023 as more inquiries are at hand.


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