By Daniel Nsengimana

RUKIGA: The Police in Rukiga District have arrested two people in connection to the attempted murder case of 32-year-old man Abel Habasa a resident of Rwenzaza Village in Kashekye Parish, Kamwezi Sub County, Rukiga district

ASP Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson identified the suspects as Bright Niwahereza 18, the wife to the victim and her love Slyvia Tugumisirize aged 30years all residents of the same area.

Maate told journalists on Tuesday that it is alleged that Tugumisirize conspired with his lover Niwahereza to kill Habasa promising to give him one million shillings if he finished off the husband.

It’s alleged that the suspect one Bright has been loving Sylvia the victim’s wife and both of them conspired to have Abel killed.

The police mouthpiece said that he timed the victim when he had gone to the latrine at about 20:00hours and he cut him in the head using a small hoe, but the victim managed to run towards his house and became unconscious before he could enter hence fell down where he was picked by the relatives and taken to Kamwezi health centre IV for treatment.

Maate says that Police was notified by one Henry Musinguzi, the scene was visited and documented, suspects were accordingly arrested and weapons used recovered and exhibited.


The case of attempted murder by cutting was registered at Kamwezi Police station under reference number SD REF: 11/16/10/2022.

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