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Eight held over murder

By Vision Reporter

Added 23rd October 2012 01:18 PM

The Police in Kisoro are holding eight people suspected to have murdered a man in Karumena village, Kisoro town council.

By Isaac Nuwagaba     

The Police in Kisoro are holding eight people suspected to have murdered a man in Karumena village, Kisoro town council.

James Hafasha, 32, was on Sunday lynched for reportedly fighting for a woman.

Hafasha was a resident of Kyahi village, Kisoro town council in Kisoro District.

The South-South Western Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate, said  eight suspects have been arrested to help with investigations.

Meanwhile, a fortnight ago a woman in the same district died instantly when she was clobbered on the neck with an axe.

19-year old Sylvia Manirahali of Mukori village, Nyundo Sub-county was murdered by her elder sister, Annah Tumuhimbise, 27, over a man. 

The suspect accused her younger sister of snatching her husband after he decided to chase her out of their marital home in preference for her.

Maate said that the suspect was arrested pending and would be be charged with murder.

 

Eight held over murder

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