Police in Mubende district is holding a man for beating his wife to death on Christmas day.
The suspect has been identified as Bernard Nahweza, 43, a night watchman at Lugala Health Centre in Mitiyana district.
The deceased has been identified as Donatese Muhawimana aged 35, a resident of Kyakadali village, Kitenga sub-county in Mubende district.
According to the Wamala Region Police Spokesperson Nobert Ochom, the suspect had visited his wife to enjoy the Christmas holiday together.
“… Allegedly the suspect came for Xmas on 22/12/17 and during the night of 25th /12/2017 at around 1am he developed a misunderstanding leading to a fight thereby causing the death of the woman,” said Ochom.
Ochom told ChimpReports that the Scene of crime was examined, exhibit of log used to assault the deceased was recovered and the suspect was arrested.
The body was taken to Mubende hospital mortuary pending postmortem as inquiries are underway.