July 20, 2024

Traditional healer killed by unknown panga man

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The police in Mitooma district are hunting for an identified man who killed a 64-year-old woman (an herbalist) to death.

The old woman was known as Tukamuhebwa Margaret, a peasant and resident of Kabahesi village, Rubirizi parish, in Nyakizinga.

The incident occurred on June 14, 2024, at around 10 p.m. at her home.

Our news reporters were told that “On June 14th, while the deceased and her daughter were sleeping, there came an unknown man who called the deceased to open the door because his child was sick and was directed by Agasha Sadness, commonly known as Kyakabare, so that the deceased could give him herbs for the sick child.”.

“The deceased opened the door and gave him some herbs in exchange for Ugx 5,000.
Additionally, a few minutes later, while the deceased was with the suspect outside in the compound, the daughter of the deceased heard her mother (now deceased) making an alarm, which prompted her to get out and find her being cut by the very man (the suspect), they added.

She also raised an alarm, and the suspect took off. They made efforts and rushed her to the Ntungamo specialist medical center for treatment, but she was later pronounced dead.

Tumusiime told us that the crime scene was visited by a team of detectives from CPS Mitooma Les by the district CID officer and the district SOCO, who examined it, documented it, and recorded statements from relevant witnesses.

It was established that the deceased died as a result of cardiorespiratory arrest and extensive hemorrhage and bleeding into the brain matter, as per the postmortem report.

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