Brian Ogentho, suspected of killing his girlfriend inside Nsambya police barracks has been arrested from his hideout in Masindi District. The suspect is a turn boy and mechanic attached to police fleet unit.
Ogentho allegedly killed his girlfriend identified as Rachael Akello, in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. He later fled to Masindi but police tracked his movements until he was arrested.
Police officers who preferred anonymity said Ogentho accused Akello of having an extra marital affair which could have sparked off the fierce fighting that resulted in death.
Mr Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, confirmed the arrest saying the suspect awaits transfer to Kabalagala police station where the case was recorded.
Police officers and civilians living in Nsambya police barracks became suspicious after seeing flies surrounding the makeshift. On moving closer, they saw blood drops before landing on Akello’s body lying in a pool of blood when they peeped inside.
So far, statements have been recorded from seven people who witnessed events that were happening in the couple’s life before the murder was committed.
More than 10 people have been killed and 400 injured in domestic brawls in the last four months of lockdown in Kampala Metropolitan Area.