Casual Laborers Held Over Death of Their Colleague

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.The suspects however claim that the deceased got stuck in mud and died as he was trying to get grass hoppers.

Mbarara police are holding two casual laborers in connection with their death their colleague. The suspects are Evan Nuwamanya and Bruno Ariho, both residents of Bureraniro in Rwampara county, Mbarara district.
They are wanted in connection to the death of Thomas Turinawe, a resident of the same area. Taban Chiriga, the Officer in Charge Criminal Investigations Department, Mbarara Central Police Station, says the duo is being held to help police investigations into the death of their colleague.
The trio has been laboring in the farm belonging to a one Mugarura, a resident of Nyakahanga in Ndeija Sub County. The duo is believed to have got rid of Turinawe following a misunderstanding at a drinking joint in Beteraniro trading center.
They later reportedly claimed that Turinawe died after being trapped in mud, while catching grasshoppers. This is the seventh murder in Ankole sub region in the month of November alone. On November 8th, 2016, unidentified people killed an eight year old girl in Rweijenje cell, Kashari south in Mbarara district.

The assailants picked up the minor from her home in the absence of her mother Jane Ainemukama who had been called to help an expectant mother in the neighborhood. Ainemukama later realized that she had been hoodwinked since there was no one in need of her help. The lifeless body of her daughter was discovered the following day in a nearby banana plantation.

According to Police, the minor was first raped before she was strangled to death. On November 2, 2016, Addy Mugabi stabbed his wife Patience Nahabwe and secretly buried her remains. He accused her of infecting him with HIV. The incident occurred at their home in Katimba cell in Kakanju Sub County, Bushenyi District.

On November 7, Deus Karegyesa, a resident of Kishungwe village in Rwengwe Sub County, Buhweju District killed his son 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 center, Bushenyi district.

On November 14, another minor, was killed by his brother in Nsiika cell, Rubindi Sub County in Mbarara district following a disagreement at an animal watering point. On the November 19, Januario Nsiimire, a resident of Ruti cell in Nyakayojo division in Mbarara municipality reportedly killed his girlfriend Caroline Mbabazi after misunderstandings.