Sunday is accused together still with others still at large of raiding Nsungwa’s home in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and hacking her to death on allegations of practising witchcraft.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the arrest and detention of the LC1 Chairperson.
A local council chairperson in Kagadi district is in trouble for alleged
murder. Moses Sunday, the LC1 Chairperson of Kabayaga
village in Mairirwe parish Bwikara sub-county is locked up in connection
to the brutal murder of 64-year-old, Gorret Nsungwa.
Sunday is accused together with others still at large of raiding Nsungwa’s home in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and hacking her to death on allegations of practising witchcraft. The deceased’s
children found her lifeless body lying in a pool of blood this morning.
The deceased’s son, Adolf
Amanya, says that
severally threatened to kill his mother in the past, adding that he convened several village
meetings with the aim of banishing his mother from
wonders why the LC I
chairman who is a leader could lead
a mob to kill his mother,
saying that justice
should prevail on all those who participated in the murder of his mother. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police
spokesperson has confirmed the arrest and detention of the Chairperson as they continue hunting for the remaining
According to Hakiza, the suspect who is in custody at Kagadi central police station will be
arraigned before court for murder once police investigations
are complete. The deceased’s body is
lying at Kagadi health center IV mortuary pending post-mortem.