A man in Mityana district on Thursday evening walked into a shrine and stabbed a witch doctor in a stomach several times killing him instantly.
Police has identified the suspect currently detained at Mityana Police Station as Yohana Rwabuhungu,aged 72 a Rwandese refugee.
Its alleged that the suspect at around 8:45pm visited the homestead of the one Wilson in Magalla Village Kalangalo Subcounty in Mityana District where a shrine is located and killed a witch doctor.
In a statement by Nobert Ochom the Wamala region Police spokesperson, the suspect found Kizza(now deceased) and another man identified as Fred Kazuhuza.
“He allegedly found Kizza and Fred Kazuhuza seated and smoking from wind pipes inside the shrine. He picked a spear from the shrine and stabbed Kizza in the stomach several times before killing him”said Ochom.
Ochom noted that the motive of the murder is yet to be established as investigations into the matter are going on.
The body of the deceased is currently at Mityana hospital pending post mortem.
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