By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kabale are holding a 42-year-old man over the murder of his neighbor.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police spokesman has identified the suspect as Muhwezi Justus, a resident of Rubira village, Katokye parish Kyanamira sub county Kabale district.
Muhwezi is being held in connection to the murder of Kukundakwe Papius 31 a resident of the same village
Maate explained that the deceased and the suspect are cousin brothers and they stay in the same locality with their houses being about 30 meters apart.
It is alleged that on the 14/Nov. /2021 at around 8:30PM the deceased went to get his cow which was grazing just next to the suspects’ house.
Upon hearing sound from outside his house the suspect who thought had been attacked grabbed a machete, rushed outside his house and hacked Kukundakwe Papius whom he suspected was his attacker.
Maate said that the Scene was visited by a team of police officers who took photographs and conveyed the body to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.
The suspect was arrested and is currently in police custody as inquiries are still at hand to ascertain the motive of the suspect