Man Kills LCI Chairman for Stopping him from beating his Wife
Police in Kanungu district is investigating circumstance under which
the Ruhija Local Council one (LC 1) Chairman was murdered.
The deceased has been identified as 32-year old Moses Mwesigwa, a
resident of Ruhija cell in Muramba parish Rutenga Sub County in
Kanungu district. Mwesigwa was allegedly murdered yesterday by Wilberforce Twesigomwe, a resident of the same area.
Twesigomwe hit Mwesigwa with a hoe in the head killing him instantly
as he and other village members were trying to rush his wife to the
hospital after he assaulted her badly.
The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate says that after
committing the crime, Twesigomwe took off but the mob followed him and
got him at Omumbuga cell in Southern Ward, Kanungu town council where
he was nearly lynched before police rescued him.
Maate says that Twesigomwe was rushed to Kanungu Health Centre IV where he currently admitted pending investigations.