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Man wanted for killing his 8 year old son

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Man wanted for killing his 8 year old son

The Police in Rukungiri are holding a 30 year old man identified as Denis Asiimwe a resident of Nyakitabata village, Kakindo parish, Bugangari sub county in Rukungiri district for allegedly assaulting his eight year old child to death.
The deceased has been identified as Isaac Tukamushaba.
According to ASP Elly Maate the PRO Kigezi Region, it is alleged that the suspect separated with his wife 7 years ago and she left behind the victim when was only 9 months old.
The suspect has been staying with the son (now deceased), a brother identified as Paul Tumuhimbise and their sister Kobusingye Jane.
On 22/12/ 2022 at around 2030hrs, Asiimwe returned home drunk and started demanding for the food that he had left in the morning.
However, the deceased said he had eaten the food. Out of anger, the suspect assaulted the child and when the brother and sister intervened, he threatened to kill them and threw the deceased out through the front room’s window.
He then followed and carried the deceased who was heard crying in motion away from their home.
Maate says that today morning at around 06:00hrs, Evas Tusiime a neighbor to the suspect found the victim’s body in her compound.
She the informer the suspect who immediately picked the body back to his bedroom.
The incident was reported to the area chairperson Bafaki Barnabus who reported it to Bugangari Police station and a case of Murder was preferred.
the send of the crime was visited and documented by the DCID/O and team.
The deceased’a body was conveyed to Bugangari health center IV for Postmortem while the suspect was arrested.

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