RUKUNGIRI– The Police in Rukungiri are holding a 50 year old woman for allegedly killing her own daughter.
IP Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson revealed that the case was reported by to the Police by George Kintu 57, the village Chairperson of Omukatoma cell, Kichwamba Parish Ruhinda Sub-county, Rujumbura County in Rukungiri district.
Maate identified the deceased as Evalyne Ainebyona Komugisha aged 21, a peasant and a resident the same area.
Maate also confirmed the arrest of one suspect Patricia Kyosimire 50, a biological mother to the deceased from the same address who is currently detained at Rukungiri CPS.
Its alleged that the deceased had had a long domestic issue with her biological mother (suspect) and on Thursday 11th November 2021 at about 3pm, the duo developed a quarrel where by the mother picked a big log and hit the daughter in the chest which resulted into her death.
Maate stressed that Police visited the scene of crime, arrested the suspect and the body of the deceased was taken to Rwakabengo Health Center III pending postmortem examination as inquiries are at hand.
The case of murder by assault was recorded at Rukungiri Central police station under reference number CRB 1526/2021.