Jonathan Kyalikunda, the Mukatebe Village LC 1 Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that he received information about the incident from the deceased’s daughter.
Unknown assailants have hacked to death a 40-year-old woman
in Kakumiro district.
The deceased is Lilian Tugume Nnalongo,
a resident of Mukatebe Village in
Mwitanzige sub-county in Kakumiro
lifeless body was found lying
in a pool of blood inside her house Tuesday
Jonathan Kyalikunda, the Mukatebe Village LC 1
Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that he received information about the incident from
the deceased’s daughter. According to Kyalikunda, the deceased who has been operating a
restaurant in the area has been a
peaceful and law-abiding citizen and wondered why the assailants targeted her.
The deceased was alone
in the house by the time of the attack. Frank Ombaire, the Mwintanzige sub-county LC 3 Chairperson has condemned Nnalongo’s murder and called upon the police to
expedite investigations into the murder.
Ismail Sendegeya, the Mwitanzige sub-county LC V councilor, says residents are living
in fear following Nnalongo’s attack. He says that
this is not the first for such an incident to happen in his area. He explains
that at-least six people have been brutally murdered in the same manner in the
area within three
He has cautioned members of the public to be
vigilant with people they associate with and report suspicious elements to security. Edgar
Kulayigye, the Kakumiro District Police Commander-DPC, says that police have launched investigations into the
matter. He however says so far, no suspect has been arrested in connection with
The deceased’s body is lying at
Kakumiro Health Center IV mortuary pending post-mortem. In March 2020, unknown
assailants hacked to death a woman in Kagadi district. The
deceased was identified as Joan Asaba, a resident of Kaitabahindi cell in
Kagadi town council. Asaba’s lifeless body was found lying in a pool of
blood near her house.