Police in Kampala have arrested the prime suspect in the alleged murder of a woman whose body was yesterday found dumped in Nyanama Wakiso district.
The Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Emilian Kayima, has identified the suspect as 26 year old Charles Kato and is reported to have killed his wife Maria Nabirawa, a resident of Mutugga.
On Sunday afternoon, the two picked a severe quarrel; Nabilanda feared to sleep home and decided to book a room at Master Inn, a guest house in Namasuba, on Entebbe Road. However, her lover managed to locate where she slept and followed her at night. The two fought at night until the management advised them to back home and resolve their issues which the two accepted to do.
They used two separate bodabodas but along the way, they had another fight from a point where the boda bodas dropped them. ‘’they fought seriously in Nyanama until Kato managed to overpower his lover and strangled her’’Kayima revealed By the time police arrested Kato,he had gone to a traditional healer who is also a police informer for cleansing .He tipped police officers to come and arrest him before he could escape.
This comes as the opposition Democratic Party asks the police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura to step down if his force cannot produce a comprehensive report on the scores of women that have murdered in Wakiso district and other parts of the country.
Relatedly, Police say they have identified the suspects in the murder of a Chinese national in Mukono.
Young Yei Su 50, a cashier at Chinese owned Nile Steel and Plastics Ltd was shot dead on September 1, 2017.
The suspects have been identified as Joseph Narunda, Robert Kataala, Francis Ogwal and Julius Katongole, an employee of the company.
“We have also recorded statements of the witnesses and recovered a video footage of the incident as well as other exhibits which we are using in the investigation” Kasingye said on Monday adding, “We also have a jacket she grabbed from the assailant which was sleeveless that we will use for forensic investigation”
According to Kasingye, the assailants gained access to the factory pretending to be customers, put deceased at gun point before demanding the money. It is against the above background that the assailant shot her dead having declined to hid to his demand.