Kibaale man kills wife over alleged extramarital affair

Kibaale District Police Commander, David Otabong. (Credit: Deo Asiimwe)

A 50-year-old man has killed his 46-year-old wife in Kibaale District.

The District Police Commander (DPC), Mr David Otabong, identifies the deceased as Christine Tibalega while the suspect as Joseph Byamukama both residents of Imara Village in Mugarama Sub – county, Kibaale District.

The police officer says that the incident took place in the wee hours of this morning (Tuesday) when the duo developed a quarrel in which Byamukama accused his wife of purported infidelity.

Mr Otabong says that Byamukama hit his wife with a log on the head before fleeing the crime scene.  

He calls upon anybody knowing the fugitive’s whereabouts to furnish the police with information that will lead to his arrest so that justice can prevail.

Audio: Otabong on murder (English)


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