Kasese Man Arrested for Killing Wife and Brother

Man handcuffed. PHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK
Man handcuffed. PHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK

Kasese District | THE BLACK EXAMINER | The territorial Police in Rwenzori East and Bwera has in custody a man, Muhindo Jackson, for the alleged murder of his wife, which was reported as a case of disappearance, in the beginning of this year 2023, at Mukunyu Trading Centre, Kasese district. The suspect had stayed with the victim for 10 years in an abusive relationship, as husband and wife. During the month of September, 2023, the victim’s relatives piled pressure on the suspect, to reveal the whereabouts of their sister and daughter, but he kept raising excuses.

The matter was reported to Bwera Police and the Suspect was arrested. Upon interrogation, he admitted to killing his wife, Biira Mary, a 40 year old, peasant of Mukuuyu trading centre, in January 2023, and thereafter secretly buried her body.

During her exhumation, it was established that the suspect also murdered his biological brother Kabutusi Jolesi, in July 2023, and secretly buried the body in Kyabikere 1 village, Kanyasi town council, Kasese district.

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga confirmed the incident.

He said that the suspect is believed to have been practicing witchcraft and has no children with his deceased wife. He was highly dreaded by the Community due to his Wickedness, Enanga said.

“We do strongly condemn such acts of violence, and brutality within domestic settings. The arrest of the notorious killer shows our determination in fighting violent crime. Investigations continue to establish if any other innocent persons were victimised by the suspect,” said Enanga.

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