70 YEAR OLD ARRESTED IN KIBAALE FOR CHOPPING OFF WIFE’S HAND
By Innocent Atuganyira
Kibaale Police have finally arrested the 70 year old man who has been in hiding after he chopped off his wife’s right hand following a family misunderstanding last week in Bubango Sub County.
Wilson Bihakanirwa aged 70 cut his wife Mukagateete Bihakanirwa aged 40 several times thereafter chopped off the hand over a quarrel stemming from money that was sold from a plot of land alleged owned by the wife in Kijungu Village in Bubango Sub County, Kibaale District.
Mukagateete had just returned from her parent’s home after the husband had persuaded her.
Police acted on intelligence led information and nabbed Bihakanirwa from his hideout in Hapuuyo town council in Kyegegwa District.
The suspect is currently detained at Kibaale Police station pending court appearance and his wife is still nursing wounds at EMESCO Health Center IV following a referral from Kibaale Health Center IV.