By Our Reporter

KANUNGU: Territorial police of Kanungu are hunting for a suspect who allegedly cut two innocent juveniles to death.

Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson has indetified the suspect as Edward Birungi 40 years resident of Kagarama cell Nyarutojo parish Kambuga sub county.

Maate explains that the suspect allegedly cut two victims known as Tracy Nabasa aged 8 years and Ian Owembabazi aged 3 years both children of Kato Frank of the same village.

According to the police spokesperson, the incident happened on Thursday at around 1600hours.

”The police received information from Augustine Mutabazi  the area chairperson that two children had been murdered by their neighbor on allegation that suspected the father of the kids for a marital affair with his wife who had even divorced him two weeks ago,” Maate said.

The police officer further explains that the suspect picked a panga, found the children alone at home when the father had gone to the garden, chased and hacked them to death ,after which disappeared.

”Police immediately visited the scene, bodies were taken to Kambuga H/CIV for postmortem and suspect still at large but the whole village is hunting for him with pangas,” he asserts.

He also adds that the case has been recorded at the police CRB 110/2022, and inquiries are underway.


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