By Ambrose Kweronda
In Karengyere trading centre Karengyere parish in Muko sub county, Rubanda district, residents were left in shock when a 38-year-old man allegedly killed his wife following a dispute stemming from domestic violence.
The suspect has been identified as Tukamuhabwa Yarid, a resident of Karengyere trading centre. The victim, his wife, was named Scovia Kobusingye.
According to witnesses, the tragic incident unfolded on August 25, 2023, around 4:00 pm at Karengyere trading centre. The couple engaged in a heated debate due to ongoing domestic issues.
The situation escalated, resulting in a physical fighting, during which the suspect reportedly struck his wife with a stool, leading to her immediate demise.
The local community promptly apprehended the suspect and handed him over to the authorities. He is presently being held at Muko police station. Kigezi Region police spokesperson, ASP Elly Maate, confirmed these details to the media earlier today. Following the incident, law enforcement officials visited the scene, conducted a thorough investigation, and carried out a postmortem examination. The investigation into the matter is ongoing.