Mbarara: Wife Held Over CDO Murder

Police in Mbarara are holding one Florence Namiyombya in connection with the death of her husband who was the Kashongi sub-county Community Development Officer in Kiruhura district.

Namiyombya, ailment 34, pharmacy is in police cells after she was arrested yesterday on allegations of conniving with assailants to kill her husband Isaac Atwine.

Atwine was murdered by unknown people in Rwemirinzi cell, try Katete ward in Nyamitanga division in Mbarara municipality on Monday.

The Rwizi region police spokesperson Ibin Ssenkumbi confirmed the wife’s arrest and said that they arrested Namiyombya after the deceased’s relatives complained that she had a hand in the death of Atwine.

Ssenkumbi adds that even police was in the other way rescuing her from the angry relatives who could have harmed her.

He however warned relatives and friends who are threatening to kill Namiyombya that are they risk committing a seriously punishable offence.

Ibin asked the relatives to produce evidence to police in helping investigations so that the murderers are found and brought to book.

The case is registered under CRB03/2017 at Mbarara police station.

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