Man hands himself to LC Chairperson after killing his wife

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KISORO– A Mutwa man in Gitebe village, Kagezi Parish in Kanaba Sub County Kisoro District has on Sunday handed himself to LC 1 Chairman after assaulting his wife  who later died.

Kigezi Region Police Spokesman Elly Maate has has confirmed that a man identified as Bagoorane aged 40 assaulted his wife Ndamirehe 32 accusing her of being in a bar with other men.

Maate said that the Ndamirehe was assaulted from the couple’s home in Gitebe village and after realizing that the woman had died, he reported himself to the area LC 1 Chairman who handed him over to the Police at Kanaba Sub County.

The village Chairman Hitimana John says that the incident took place today morning.

Maate says that the Police visited Scene of Crime and took the body to Kisoro Police Station for postmortem after which it was handed over to the relatives for burial.

The case of suspected murder was registered at Kisoro District Police Station under reference number CRB 168/2021 to help in further investigation.