Police in Jinja district have arrested Victor Olwenyi for assaulting his wife, Immaculate Nyamwenge, the Grade One Magistrate of Njeru.
It is alleged that Olwenyi slapped Nyamwenge on Thursday night at their in
block H, Walukuba-Masese division, Jinja municipality after he found clothes of
another man in the house.
In her statement, recorded at Jinja CPS, Nyamwenge notes that
Olwenyi is a violent man and their love life has been marred with mistrust
which prompted her to file for divorce early this year.
“We have three children and legalized our marriage through a
church wedding in 2017, but my husband never trusts me and I based on such
grounds to file for divorce early this year,” reads her statement in part.
Meanwhile, Vincent Irama, the Jinja CPS commander says that the
suspect is being charged with domestic violence and assault.
He, however, adds that the couple is receiving free marital counselling
services from the police’s
child and family protection unit to pave way for the couple’s reconciliation.