February 25, 2020

Police Investigate death of a blind Man in Kitumba Sub County

Police in Kabae, has launched inquiries into an incident, in which a mentally ill person, reportedly murdered his elder blind biological brother in Omwibaare cell of Bukora parish, Kitumba Sub County. The deceased is, Godfrey Byaruhanga, 48, while suspect is, Vanansio Nyesigyire 37.

The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate, told our reporter today that the incident happened yesterday at around 3:30pm; when the suspect got a panga and cut the deceased behind the neck, killing him instantly. After the incidence the suspect, went to the nearby trading center and narrating what he had done. Maate added that locals immediately arrested the suspect and handed him to Kitumba police post, before he was transferred to Kabale central police station.

Maate said that the suspect will be taken for medical checkup at Kabale Regional referral hospital, so that the law takes its course. He however called on public with such mentally perturbed relatives to always take them to psychiatric centers for treatment.

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