Ibanda Man Hacks Wife to death, Takes French Leave


Ibanda Man Hacks Wife to death, Takes French Leave

Police in Ibanda district is hunting for a 64 year old man who is suspected to have murdered his own wife on Saturday morning around 08:00am and after run into hiding.

The Ibanda District Police Commander SP Rodgers Chebene identified the ruthless man as Henry Mugisha, a resident of Rwengwe Village Kikyenkye Sub-County in Ibanda district who murdered his own wife Rosemary Kasande aged 53.

Ibanda Police  at the crime scene

Talking to eyewitnesses, Alex Nuwamanya  a young boy in the same family and other residents said Henry Mugisha used a sharp panga to chop off the arm and neck of his wife Rosemary Kasande to death due to
domestic violence.

Addressing locals at the scene, OCCID Ibanda Police Station Susan Tumugumye said, the incident is unfortunate thus urging locals always to distance themselves from such scene of incident until police intervenes in order to protect investigations.

Police addressing residents after the gruesome incident

However, DPC Chebene Rodgers revealed that domestic violence cases in Ibanda district is on rampant thus appealing residents always contact authorities and opinion leaders for problem solving in case engulfed from different families to avoid such killings.


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