Muzama allegedly accused his mother-in-law of trying to dissolve their marriage with her daughter identified as Caroline Khakai.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the brutal murder of the Kiryandongo woman by her son in-law.
A man in Kiryandongo
is at large for allegedly
hacking his mother-in-law to death. The
suspect is Muhamood Muzama,
25, a resident of Kiroko village in Kiryandongo sub-county,
He reportedly raided
the home of Alice Naguta 59, in Kibyama village in Mpumwe parish in Kigumba sub-county around 12:30 am on Wednesday and
hacked her to death. He hacked his victim severally in the back and
neck killing her instantly.
Muzama allegedly accused
his mother-in-law of trying to dissolve their marriage with her daughter
identified as Caroline Khakai. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police
spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday morning that Muzama married Khakai in 2017 but their marriage has been unstable following a series of misunderstandings.
This prompted Khakai
to break up with the suspect and return
to her mother’s home. Hakiza explains that for long Muzama has been
pleading with the mother-in-law to allow his wife to return to his home in vain. This compelled him to raid his in-law’s home and hack her to death. Nagata was alone by the time of the attack.
Area residents found her lifeless
body lying in a pool of blood inside her house and notified the police. Picked up the deceased’s
body and delivered it to Kiryandongo general hospital pending post-mortem.
According to Hakiza, once arrested, they will arraign the suspect in court for murder. Caleb
Wafula, a resident of the area explains
that for a longtime Muzama has been threatening to kill his mother-in-law accusing
her of frustrating their