Man in Ibanda Strangles Wife to Death

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Police in Ibanda is hunting for a man who is on the run after he reportedly strangled his wife to death on Wednesday evening.

Police in Ibanda is hunting for a man who is on the run after he reportedly strangled his wife to death on Wednesday evening.
Edgar Kafuba, who is from Ishaka in  Bushenyi district, had shifted to Kajwamuhoro area in Keihangara sub county of Ibanda district where he has lived for two years.

The suspect reportedly hacked his lover Judith Kendengyeya, barely a year after they started living together.

Local residents say the suspect developed a misunderstanding with the lover before strangling her. The suspect reportedly ran away and a neighbour who had come to check on them only found Kendegyeya's lifeless body before alerting the police.

Denis Ochama, the Ibanda district police commander, told our reporter that the police has launched a man-hunt for the suspect. Ochama says that the police also arrested William Museveni, the Kajwamuhoro local council one chairperson to help pwith investigations.

Ochama  says local residents destroyed property belonging to the suspect and the deceased after learning of the incident.

The incident is the fifth in less than two months in the Ankole sub region where death has been registered in domestic fights.

On November 21, Januario Nsiimire, a resident of Ruti cell in Nyakayojo division in Mbarara Municipality was arrested by the police over the death of his girlfriend, Caroline Mbabazi.
 
Mbabazi died as a result of the complications she developed during a domestic fight with Januario.
 
On November 7th, Deus Karegyesa, a resident of Kishungwe village in Rwengwe Sub County in Buhweju District killed his son only identified as Deus during a domestic brawl with his wife. 

On the same day, a man only identified as Clinton stabbed his rival Alkangyero Mugyerwa to death at a drinking joint in Kizinda trading centre in Bishenyi district following a misunderstanding over a girl.
 
On November 2, 2016, Addy Mugabi stabbed his wife Patience Nahabwe and buried her remains secretly accusing her of infecting him with HIV/Aids. The incident occurred at their home in Katimba cell in Kakanju Sub County in Bushenyi District.
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