Ntungamo Businessman Held Over Wife's Death

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Godes Twinamasiko, the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department Ntungamo Police, says they picked up Mujungu from Kashenshero in Mitooma district where he had disguised himself as a casual laborer.

Ntungamo Police are holding a businessman in connection to the death of his wife. Sabiti Ivan Mujungu has been on the run since the death of his wife Deborah Kyosiga on March 4th, 2017 in Ntungamo municipality.

 
Kyosiga was hacked to death and some of her body parts chopped off. Her husband went into hiding following the brutal murder until he was picked up on Sunday. 



Godes Twinamasiko, the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department Ntungamo Police, says they picked up Mujungu from Kashenshero in Mitooma district where he had disguised himself as a casual laborer.

 
 
Twinamasiko says the suspect has confessed killing his wife but didn't disclose the motive of his action. Initially, the suspect claimed that he was kidnapped by unknown people from his home in Kyamate Ntungamo Municipality before they abandoned him in Mitooma.




Baker Kahonaho, the Ntungamo District Police Commander, says the suspect is being held as investigations into the matter continue, adding that the suspect will be arraigned in court for murder.

 

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Anthony Kushaba
For Anthony Kushaba, journalism is not just a job; it is a calling. Kushaba believes journalism is one of the few platforms where the views of the oppressed and margainalised can be heard. This is what his journalism aims to do: bring to light untold stories.

Kushaba is the Mbarara region URN bureau chief. Mitooma, Ntungamo, Bushenyi, Sheema, Isingiro, and Kiruhura districts fall under his docket. Kushaba has been a URN staff member since 2012.

Kushaba is a journalism graduate from Uganda Christian University Study Centre at Bishop Barham College in Kabale. Before joining URN, Kushaba worked with Voice of Kigezi (2008), Bushenyi FM (2010) and later on to Voice of Muhabura.

Kushaba's journalism interests centre on conflict, peace and electoral reporting. Kushaba occasionally writes on tourism, health, religion and education. He describes himself as highly driven and will pursue a tip until it yields a story.