Residents of Katonto village in Ddwaniro
sub-county are in shock after a double tragedy in which a man in his late-30s hacked his wife to death with a panga before killing himself.
The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm.The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
According to residents, Nakate yelled for help but by the time they reached, it was too late to save
Katongole disappeared from the scene
of the crime and later hanged himself after his heinous crime.
Residents found his body hanging on a rope from a jackfruit
The residents say that Katongole had on many occasions accused
Nakate of infidelity which she denied.
Joseph Simbwa, their immediate
Neighbour says that Katongole had been a widower for three years when his
wife passed away.
He then decided to look for another woman
to stay with and the opportunity landed when Nakate, a resident of Ddwaniro
trading centre accepted him.
However, Katongole and Nakate's relationship has unstable for the one year they have stayed together.
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It is further said that the Village Council
leaders intervened to settle their disputes but it seems they failed at some
In the meantime, officers from the Dwaniro police station have arrived at the scene and waiting for a doctor to carry out
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Regional
Police Spokesman, confirmed the incident saying they are investigating the
He appealed to the public to always
consider taking domestic disputes especially those that threaten life to police’s
Child and Family Protection Unit for redress.