July 24, 2024

Woman gruesomely murders co-wife


He was found at the crime scene

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Residents of Kisoisorya-Kakayo LCI, Kasambya Sub County in Kakumiro district have been thrown into shock after a woman brutally killed her co-wife with an axe this last evening.

The suspect identified as Alice Kyalimpa last evening at around 2pm attacked her co-wife identified Catherine Atuhaire who was in the kitchen preparing lunch. The two are wives of Emmanuel Twamuhebwa a resident of the same area.

Atuhaire had just been married and living with the first wife on the same house.

The suspect who after committing the alleged crime fled the scene, has been involved in

The suspect’s 8 year-old daughter who witnessed the gruesome incident told Radio West that her mother stormed the kitchen and hit the deceased on the head. She also used it to cut in the forehead to remove her eyes.

Residents and local leaders rushed to the scene of crime only to find Atuhaire’s body lying in a pool of blood.

Police from Kasambya also visited the scene and recorded statements from eye witnesses.

ASP Julius Hakiza the Albertine Police spokesperson confirmed the incident and said that police has begun on the hunt for Kyalimpa who is on run to have her brought to books and be charged with murder.

Hakiza attributed this gruesome murder to domestic violence and also said that the two wives had been living in the same house with constant quarrels.


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