Makumbi was slaughtered on Sunday night and his torso dumped along the roadside. The assailants took off with the deceased’s head, which is yet to be recovered.
Julius Hakiza the Abertine region police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of the prime suspect.
Kibaale police has picked
up Godfrey Matovu as the prime suspect in the brutal killing of Richard Makumbi,
a resident of Kamusenene village in Nyamarwa Sub County.
Makumbi was slaughtered
on Sunday night and his torso dumped along the roadside. The assailants took
off with the deceased’s head, which is yet to be recovered.
Julius Hakiza, the
Albertine Region police spokesperson, says the suspect was picked up because he
threatened to end the deceased’s life the day he was killed.
According to Hakiza, the suspect has for long
been feuding with the deceased over a piece of land.
Hakiza says the suspect
who is detained at Kibaale Central Police Station will be arraigned in court
for murder once police investigations are complete.
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Meanwhile, police in Kagadi is investigating
circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of 48-year-old, Yunis Kagenyi, a resident
of Kobushera village Mpefu Sub County.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson,
says Kagenyi was hacked severally on the neck by unknown assailants on Tuesday
Her body lifeless body was found lying in a pool of blood in her
garden around 7pm on Tuesday.
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Hakiza attributes most of the murders in Kibaale, Kakumiro
and Kagadi districts to land wrangles and domestic violence.