A 55-year-old man in Rukungiri district is on the run over the murder of a 36-year-old Rwandan national.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional Police spokesman identifies the suspect as Babweyoreka Deogratius and the deceased as Nyinamisango Veneranda, who was residing in Rushinya Cell in Bwambara sub county.
Maate says the deceased has been staying at the home of the suspect together with her husband one Namara Francis for the last two months.
“On April 4th 2021, the suspect accused the deceased and her husband of sleeping Shs 9M from him. He went and reported the couple to Bikurungu police and the deceased was arrested with her husband and another suspect,” Maate says.
“However, the deceased was released after her husband confessed the theft on April 21st 2021, but when she returned home, they had a fight and she was killed by Byeyoreka”
The police spokesman says the suspect after committing the crime run away and is being hunted by police.