Man Hacks Rukungiri Businesswoman

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Moses Nanoka, the Rukungiri District Police Commander, says Ndyareeba stormed Nuwamanyas shop with a machete on Sunday afternoon and hacked her to death before he turned to Muhereza.

A man in Rukungiri is battling for his life at Nyakibaale Hospital after a failed to attempt to slice his neck with a machete. Colonerio Ndyareeba, a resident of Nyakabingo B Village in Nyakajeme Sub County attempted to end his life after hacking Dafuroza Nuwamanya, a prominent businesswoman in Nyakahanga B Trading Centre to death and injuring her customer, Francis Muhereza.

 
 

Moses Nanoka, the Rukungiri District Police Commander, says Ndyareeba stormed Nuwamanya's shop with a machete on Sunday afternoon and hacked her to death before he turned to Muhereza. According to Nanoka, Ndyareeba accused Nuwamanya of gossiping about his lover whom they broke up with recently following a misunderstanding.

 
After the incident, Ndyareeba locked up himself in a nearby house when residents ran after him and attempted to slice his neck. Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says police rushed to the house and found Ndyareeba bleeding after cutting his neck.

 
 
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Police have opened investigations at Rukungiri police station under CRB 125/2019.

 

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Samuel Amanya
Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.


Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.


A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.