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Luweero Man Hacks Girlfriend To Death, Commits Suicide

The incident occurred at Kalongo zone in Luweero town on Sunday night when Suleiman Jjuuko killed his girlfriend whose identity is yet to be established.

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 A man in Luweero has hacked his girlfriend to death and committed suicide. 

The incident occurred at Kalongo zone in Luweero town on Sunday night when Suleiman Jjuuko killed his girlfriend whose identity is yet to be established.

The bodies were recovered at 10 pm by the Police after neighbours called in LC 1 leaders on hearing scuffles inside Jjuuko's two-roomed rented house.

Ismael Kikabi the LC 1 Chairman of Kalongo zone explains that the girl arrived Jjuuko's home for a visit but few hours later neighbours heard scuffles.

Kikabi says that after Jjuuko killed the girlfriend, he hanged himself on the roof of the house.

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According to the neighbours Jjuuko had settled in the area a month ago.

Paul Kangave the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that Police has since transferred the bodies to Luweero Health Center IV for post-mortem as investigations begin.

Kangave says they are also looking for the families of the deceased.

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According to the Annual Crime Police report, 93 cases of homicide were reported in Luweero in 2017. The district was ranked third after Kiryandongo with 116 cases and Mbarara with 107 cases.

By June 2018, the district had at least 63 cases of homicide.

The Police note that most of the cases are as a result of domestic violence caused by infidelity, neglect and among others. 

The Annual Crime Police Report indicate that In 2010, 109 women died as a result of domestic violence compared to the 163 that lost their lives in 2016 across the country

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