Police are hunting for a man accused of chopping off the hand of his estranged
wife. The suspect is Tadeo Tumuhaise, a resident of Kaisobakara Village
in Matale Sub-county.
It is alleged that Tumuhaise who is at large waylaid his 22-year-old ex-wife
Rosette Kyomuhangi on Tuesday night and chopped off her right hand using a machete.
She was rushed to Mubende hospital from
where she was referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital for further
The couple officially got married three years back but divorced
two months ago for an unknown reason. Tumuhaise has been accusing Kyomuhangi of
cheating on him with different mean.
Kyomuhangi’s father, Banada Bogere, says
his daughter has always had a bitter relationship with Tumuhaise who kept on
battering her time and again forcing her to run back home.
//Cue in: ”Nanye nko muzaire…
Cue out:…Bikunku nka nyinezara.”//
Jeska Alinda, a resident of the area, says the incident is regrettable and
calls on police to conduct expeditious investigations for justice to prevail.
//Cue in;”Baitu nanyowe nfunire…
Cue out:…Kubanga okamusanga alimirembe,”//
John Kyomuhendo, another resident has condemned the incident and called on
other residents to join the hunt for the suspect.
//Cue in: ”hanu eno li…
Cue out:…muno muno muno.”//
Esther Adeke, the Kibaale District Police Commander, says they commenced
investigations into the matter as the hunt for the suspect is ongoing.