Crime & Investigation

82 -Year -Old Woman Hacked To Death By Grandson

Police in Mubende district are investigating circumstances under which an old woman aged 82 years old was killed by her grandson on Wednesday night.

The under scrutiny has been registered as a murder and aggravated robbery under Kiyuni SD reference 17/11/09/2019.

According to the area police, the deceased has been only identified as Federesi, a resident of Butumi LCI in Kiyuni Sub-county, Mubende district.

The Wamala Region Spokesman Nobert Ochom intimated to Chimpcorps that the deceased was having a land wrangle with a one Sewante, her grandson who is now in custody at Mubended police station.

Reports indicate that the late sold her maize on the 11/09/2019 and got Shs 200,000 from the transaction.

“When Ssewante got to know about the sale, he attacked his grandmother with the intention of robbing the money but ended up killing her in the process,” said Ochom.

It is said that he hacked the old woman with a panga which killed her instantly.

The scene was Thursday visited by the area OC CID and his team.


The two suspects have been arrested; exhibits recovered and the body has been taken to Mubende Regional Referral Hospital pending postmortem.

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