Police in Rukungiri is holding a 19-year-old girl identified as Phionah Atuheire for allegedly attempted to poison the family of Jackson Tushabe.
The officer in charge of criminal investigations in Rukungiri, Julius Twinamatsiko, told the press on Wednesday that the incident happened on 7th July 2016 at Rwenshama fishing village.
He said that Atuheire who was staying with Tushabe at the time allegedly put poison in the fish she had prepared for supper that day.
After eating it, Tushabe started vomiting and was rushed to Nyakibale Hospital where he has been admitted ever since.
Twinamatsiko said that they have launched investigations and the suspect will be charged with attempted murder.