Crime & Investigation

Man Slaughters Wife; Killed by Locals

Erineho Karasa and his wife Praceda Kijuuza

Residents in Kihwa cell in Nyamuyanja in Isingiro district yesterday descended on a 65 year old man and beat him to death after they found that he had murdered his wife.

Erineho Karasa reportedly hacked his wife Praceda Kijuuza, information pills accusing her of promiscuity.

The wife according to locals had gone out with her daughter to look for their goats, but when they returned they were locked out by Karasa, and decided to spend the night at a neighbor’s.

In the morning when they returned, they found him prepared with a machete and he butchered the wife.

The neighbors heard the screaming and rushed to the rescue, only too late.  They descended on the murderer and beat him to death.

The area LC III councilor Nyamuyanja, Moses Mujuni told Chimpreports that he had leant about the family misunderstandings and advised the couple to seek help from the village council.

The bodies were taken to Mbarara hospital for postmortem.


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