RUBANDA RESIDENTS LIVING IN FEAR OVER WITCH-CRAFT
By Byamukama Libino.
Residents of Kyanamira cell, Nyaruhanga ward Rubanda Town council are living in fear, after a fellow resident was accused of practicing witchcraft using Wife’s Knickers and Half slips
The Angry residents accused Mr Venture Bagarukayo 60 the chairperson of Kyanamira Group A Bataka Twezikye for having continuously used her wife’s Knickers and Half Slips to bewitch their gardens, Animals and residents.
Residents only identified as Mukasa, Likarido, Keria among others narrated to our reporter that Mr Bagarukayo has bewitched their gardens to the extent that they are not getting any yields even when they use all types of Manure in their gardens.
They added that he moves the entire cell traversing people’s farms, gardens and homes practicing Night Dancing which has brought Famine resulting from law crop yields.
They further said that when he gets drunk, he starts revealing the names of those whom he has bewitched and the concerned residents fear to reprimand him in order not to fall victim to his witchcraft.
Speaking to our reporter on phone Mr Muhumuza Felestino the chairperson of the Bagwanira- Bahimba clan and who doubles as the vice chairperson of Kyanamira cell said that Bagarukayo who is a member of his clan bewitched his child two Month ago.
He added that it’s so unfortunate that when you tell him, he just laughs at you.
His wife Mrs. Tukamuhabwa Eunice Admitted that her husband has been taking her Knickers and Half slips without her Knowledge to practice witchcraft.
She adds that her husband takes the mud where she has urinated or bathed from whenever he fails to get the Knickers and Half Slips.
She also said that she has resorted to staying near her clothes until they dry whenever she washes them.
She further said that the husband used his witchcraft to return their daughter who had gotten married for one year in Kanungu whom she wanted to start preparing food for his demonic gods.
She narrated that the husband threatened her not to ever dare bring church leaders in his Home and that he even broke the radio from which she would listen to the gospel.
The chairperson lc1 Kyanamira cell Mr Mukwenda Maritanzari said that Bagarukayo has terrorized the whole village with his witchcraft and he had on several times summoned him in the village meeting but the man has remained hesitant.
Mukwenda said that 10 yrs. Back, Kyanamira residents evicted fellow resident Mr Charles Byekwaso who had also practiced witchcraft.
He added that the residents vowed to lynch him next time.
Our report tried to have a comment from the accused but all was in vain.
Mr Bagarukayo is married to one wife with 7 children and has been practicing witchcraft for the last 7yrs.
On 30th May 2022, Angry Bob Castrated their fellow Mr Lazio Tugumisirize a resident of Mukirwa cell, Nyamabare Parish Ikumba Sub county Rubanda District accusing him for terrorizing the village with rape and adultery