By Peter Abanabasazi
A man in Kitonezi B village, Nyamarunda Sub County in Kibaale district has hacked his wife to death.
Gerald Ssemate, a resident of Kitonezi B village cut his wife Costa Ajuna aged 24, several times on neck, face and hands killing her instantly.
Joseph Nkuna, a brother to the deceased narrates that the couple’s four-year-old daughter saw her parents fight before the father picked a panga and killed the woman. By the time of the incident, the woman was clearing the bush in the garden.
The woman had been staying with her parents in the same village after she had divorced.
The Chairperson LC1 Kitoneezi B, Joseph Kyamiza says he received information about the incident at around 11am Thursday soon after the incident and informed Nyamurunda Police officers who rushed to the scene.
The Officer in-charge Kibaale police station, Thomas Oyo says Ssemate took off immediately after murdering his wife.
He adds that investigations into the incident are underway.