By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kabale are investigating circumstances under which a 40 year old man died instantly days after he was hit by his wife with a stick.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson identified the deceased as Richard Ngabirano a resident of Bwahi cell, Kyonyo ward, Katuna town council, Kabale district, who was hit with a stick by Patience Kyabasasaki 37 years, the wife.
It’s alleged that the two have had a long standing domestic misunderstandings and on the 16/02/2022 at around 2100hrs, the deceased went back home drunk and had a fight with the wife.
That, thereafter, she left the deceased in the bed in the morning hours of 17/02/2022 and went for burial of their grandmother.
On returning today the 19/02/2022 at around 0630hrs, she found the husband dead in bed.
She reported the matter at Katuna police station and Kabale CPS was notified accordingly.
Maate said that she personally confessed to police when she went to report herself today morning, that she hit the deceased with a stick on the legs and arms thereby causing them to swell.
Scene was visited and processed, body conveyed to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem and the said wife arrested to assist in investigations.
The case of Murder has since been registered at Kabale Police station under reference number CRB 108/2022.
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