Man kills brother, 70-year-old mother covers up crime

Tuesday April 30, 2019


A 70-year- old woman in Kakyinga Cell, Central Ward, Rukungiri District has been  arrested for allegedly giving false information to police to cover up the death of his 27-year-old son was reportedly killed by his young brother.

Kigezi region police spokesman, Mr Elly Maate said the woman is being held on charges of compounding a felony.

He said that the accused has been arrested together with her 30-year-old son.

 Police say the suspect hit his elder brother, Ibrahim Karenzi with a stone on the head after a quarrel over the ownership of a bunch of matooke.

Karenzi died at Mbarara Hospital where he had been referred.

“The mother of the two brothers was present at the time of the fight although she later gave false information to police trying to cover up the murder,” Mr Maate said.

He said a murder case has been registered at Kebisoni Police Station in Rukungiri District.