RUKUNGIRI:Man arrested for murdering nephew in cold blood


The territorial police of Rukungiri have in custody a 40yrs old man for alleged murder of a 39yrs old nephew.

The suspect is Apollo Niwenyesiga Kabududu a resident of Nyakabare cell,Central Ward ,Kebisoni Town Council in Rukungiri district, he allegedly hit to death Darius Turyamwijuka with a hoe .

According to police report ,It’s alleged that on the Tuesday 31/10/2023 at around 7:00pm at Nyakabare cell, the deceased went back home while drunk and found his uncle Apollo Niwenyesiga Kabududu,its at this point that the two developed a quarrel and the deceased hit his uncle with a stick twice.Out of anger, Niwenyesiga also picked a hoe and hit him several times on the head and back till his death.

According to Kigezi region police spokesperson ASP Elly Maate the incident happened  in the presence of  Ainemani Franklin (5years old) who started crying attracting Kabyesiza Edson to reach at the scene and found the body of Darius in pool of blood. He informed the area Chairperson Katamba Richard who reported the matter at Kebisoni Police Station.

Maate says the Crime scene was visited,exhibit of the hoe recovered, suspect was arrested and now detained at CPS Rukungiri and body was conveyed to Rwakabengo Health Center III mortuary for postmortem.

Police say Inquiries are at hand.