It is reported that, at around 8:00 pm, Kibete, a single father used a machete to chop his two children to death, before attempting to flee.
The police in Bugiri district have arrested a 23-year-old man for
allegedly killing his two children on Friday night. Fred Kibete, a resident of
Buduma A village in Muwayo town council was arrested over the death of his five-year-old
son Elvin Mwoyi and daughter, Lavinda Yokiti aged three years.
It is reported that, at around 8:00 pm, Kibete, a single father used a machete
to chop his two children to death, before attempting to flee.
Anthony Massette, a neighbour was also cut in the neck, but survived
with serious injuries and is being managed at Bugiri general hospital emergency
The LCI Chairperson, Rodgers Nyongesa says that the residents attempted to
lynch him however, police rescued him.
"The situation turned chaotic as residents wanted to kill him
too however, police officers contained the mob and managed to peacefully
transfer the suspect to the police station," he says.
The Busoga East Police Spokesperson, James Mubi says that the suspect is being
detained at Bugiri central police station but, they are yet to ascertain his
motive for committing such a crime.