25 year old man hacks own wife to death in Kisoro


KISORO- The Police in Kisoro are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a 30 year old woman who was allegedly assaulted by her own husband.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region police spokesperson identified the deceased as Agnes Kyimpaye, a resident of Mugambwa village, Kahurire ward, Nkuringo town council in Kisoro district.

Maate noted that on the night of 25th September 2021 at around 8:00pm a one Lauben Turyakira alias Murioha 25, a peasant and a resident of same address assaulted his own wife to death as a result of domestic violence.

Maate revealed that the suspect who laterĀ  handed over himself to Bukimbiri police post is now in Police custody.

The relatives to the deceased on getting information of their daughter’s death went and destroyed six houses which belong to the suspect Turyakira Lauben, and his relatives Kabagenyi Florence, Nyirahanje Lillian, and one of Edisa.

Maate stressed that upon receiving such information, the Police immediately rushed to the scene and situation was brought to normal.

On Sunday 26th September 2921 morning a team of Police officers from Kisoro Central Police station visited the scene, it was documented, postmortem done and two suspects in connection to malicious damage were arrested for questioning.
Maate identified the arrested suspects as Stephen Munezero and Byaruhanga Kerisho.

The police spokesperson noted that the inquiries to establish the cause have already been initiated a murder case by assault has since been registered at Kisoro CPS under CRB 507/2021.