WOMAN, LOVER ARRESTED OVER HUSBAND’S ATTEMPTED MURDER
By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukiga District have arrested a woman and her lover in connection to the attempted murder of her 32-year-old man husband.
The victim has been identified as Abel Habasa a resident of Rwenzaza Village in Kashekye Parish, Kamwezi Sub County, Rukiga district
ASP Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson said the suspect Slyvia Tugumisirize aged 30years connived with her lover Bright Niwahereza both residents of Rwenzaza cell Kashekye parish Kamwe to end Habasa’s life.
Maate told journalists on October 18th 2022, Tugumisirize promised to pay her lover Niwahereza one million shillings if he killed Habasa.
ASP Maate said that he timed the victim when he had gone to the latrine at about 20:00hours and he cut him in the head using a small hoe, but the victim managed to run towards his house and became unconscious before he could enter hence fell down where he was picked by the relatives and taken to Kamwezi health centre IV for treatment.
Maate said that Police was notified by one Henry Musinguzi, the scene was visited and documented, suspects were accordingly arrested and weapon used recovered and exhibited.
Inquiries are ongoing.
The case of attempted murder by cutting was registered at Kamwezi Police station under reference number SD REF: 11/16/10/2022.