According to the area LC I Chairperson James Tusiime, Komuhangi has for long been accused by relatives of practicing witchcraft and during a clan meeting recently, she was given three months to vacate the village.
woman in Bunyangabu district identified as Margret Komuhangi has fled into
hiding following an attack on her house by area residents who accused her of
incident happened on Sunday morning at around 5am in Rwenkuba village, Kabale
Parish in Kibiito Sub County. By the time our reporter reached the scene, the
attackers had left the area. The attackers destroyed her house and the banana plantation
to the area LC I Chairperson James Tusiime, Komuhangi has for long been accused
by relatives of practicing witchcraft and during a clan meeting recently, she
was given three months to vacate the village.
says he even got a report from people he did not disclose who were accusing
Komuhangi of causing them misfortune and misery in their lives.
in: “Nkatungaho report nkoku…
out… agende harasobora.”//
further explains that different offices including his own have tried to solve
the misunderstanding, but all in vain.
Kibiito Sub County LC III Sunday Muhammad condemned the act, asking the public
to report such cases to police so that the law can take its course.
in: “Omuntu nobubaraaba nibagamba…
out… titwamuteeke mu park.”//
Tusingwire, Komuhangi’s son says that her mother escaped unhurt shortly after
the raid on their house. He
explains that for long they have been battling cases in village courts with
people he did not mention over alleged witchcraft accusations and cannibalism.