By Innocent Atuganyira
Police in Masindi district are holding a 32 year old woman on allegations of burning the husband with cooking oil.
ASP Julius Allan Hakiza the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson has identified the suspect as Eunice Kiiza 32, and the victim as Bernard Achidri both residents of Bubanda Village Bwijanga Sub County Bujenje County Masindi district.
Hakiza told our reporter Thursday morning that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday and she is detained at Masindi Central Police Station while the victim is getting treatment at Bwijanga health centre IV.
The police spokesperson said the suspect will be charged with grievous harm.
According to Hakiza, the duo had a quarrel on April 29 2022, the woman accusing the husband for falling in love with other women.
When the man went to sleep, the woman prepared cooking oil and poured it on him, and the man made an alarm that attracted residents who evacuated him to Bwijanga health centre IV for treatment.
The police officer has asked the husbands who are being quietly tortured by women to report the matter to any nearest police station or post.