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Crime & Investigation

MBARARA: 15 Killed in Domestic Violence

OCCID Mbarara Taban Chiriga addressing journalists on Wednesday

 

Mbarara Police are searching for a 26-year-old man alleged to have killed his wife this Monday in a case of domestic violence.

Mark Anthony, help http://daiviet.us/wp-includes/class-wp-dependency.php a resident of Rubindi B Cell in Mbarara district is said to have fought with his wife Kellen Katushabe, 26, at their residence during which the woman was strangled.

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Police rushed to the crime scene where Katushabe’s body was found lifeless. Anthony escaped before police’s arrival.

Mbarara’s chief police detective, Taban Chiriga said the woman’s body was taken to Mbarara Referral Hospital for postmortem while Anthony is on the run.

He said investigations into the brutal murder are already underway.

“Our records indicate that 15 people have been killed in cases of domestic violence in Mbarara in the last four months,” said Taban.

He appealed the relevant authorities to sensitise the public on amicable resolution of domestic conflicts.

The case was registered at Mbarara police station under CRB 239/2016.

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