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Man Commits Suicide after Killing Wife

The area LC I Chairperson, James Kajungu, says the couple has had a long misunderstanding over land related matters.
A man in Mbarara has committed suicide after killing his wife in a domestic brawl. 

Damiano Kasaana, 71, a resident of Katanda 11 cell in Kicwamba Ward in Nyakayojo division in Mbarara Municipality hanged himself on Wednesday morning after hacking his wife, Kyamuhangi Kasaana to death.

According to information obtained by URN, Kasaana hacked Kyamuhangi accusing her of blocking him from selling family land to access treatment. 

The area LC I Chairperson, James Kajungu, says the couple has had a long misunderstanding over land related matters.He says they convened a meeting with the couple in December 2018 to try and resolve the misunderstanding in vain. 

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says they have already conducted postmortems on both bodies and allowed the relatives to proceed with the burial arrangements. 

Kasasira asks residents to stop taking the law into their hands and seek guidance from the responsible offices and people.