Kabale Man Arrested for Beheading Wife

The suspect: Osbert Bakebwa in police custody

Police in Kabale district has in detention a 38 year old man who is alleged to have beheaded his wife with a machete.

The suspect, Osbert Bakebwa is a resident of Kashanda village, in Kaharo Sub County.

Police say the suspect cut off the head of his wife Gloria Katushabe yesterday evening at around 12pm, for reasons yet to be established.

The two, police says, were tending to their garden.

According to regional police spokesperson Elly Maate, after committing the crime, Bakebwa hid himself in a nearby house.

He was however smoked out by police and detained at Kaharo Police Post.

Maate says the body of Katushabe was taken to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Mortuary for post-mortem as investigations into the murder carry on.


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