Beatrace Atuhura, one of the residents, says that they are puzzled as to why Kabaterina was targeted despite not being wealthy and want the police to intensify their investigations and apprehend the suspects.
Tereza Byaruhanga, the deceased's mother, heard her daughter screaming for help and found her lying dead in a pool of blood. She raised an alarm, and area residents rushed to the scene and apprehended the suspect as she attempted to flee the area.
According to Wandimbo, Mwesige often returns home late from the trading center and demands food from him. When he questions her about her whereabouts, she becomes violent, as was the case on Sunday when she allegedly poured water mixed with red pepper into his eyes.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region police spokesperson, says that Kabagambe who is believed to be the prime suspect varnished from the village ever since the child went missing and was arrested on Sunday night while hiding in a bush in the neighboring village.
The family head Edward Kyaligonza told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that he heard, Asiimwe screaming for help and rushed to see what was happening only to find him lying in a pool of blood.
During the quarrel, Mukanabana picked a blunt object and hit her husband on the head. He was rushed to a nearby clinic at Hakabaale trading center bleeding profusely and the health workers pronounced him dead on arrival.
It is alleged that the couple picked up a quarrel around 11 pm on Tuesday night for an unknown reason. Kasapuli allegedly picked up a machete and hacked Kingi severally on the head and neck killing him instantly and fled the scene.