By our reporter
Police in Rukungiri are holding an18 year old boy for chopping and killing a fellow teenager.
According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police spokesman the suspect is Benidicto Niwamanya a resident of Nyarutojo Parish in Kambuga Sub County Kanungu District.
Maate alleges that Christopher Ahereeza, a 16-year-old senior two student at St Joseph’s S S Rushasha, who hails from Kagashe cell Kagashe ward Eastern division Rukungiri municipality picked a quarrel with Niwamanya on Friday evening at Kagashe playground.
Niwamanya rushed to the home of Emmanuel Pharaoh his employer, picked a panga, went back to the playground and critically cut Ahereza Christopher around the neck.
Maate adds that the victim was rushed to Nyakibale hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
“It is quite unfortunate for such a youth to be imprisoned at such a tender age on a situation he would have handled amicably. We have him in detention and he will be charged accordingly” Maate said.
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