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Police arrest woman who stabbed Radio Presenter to death in Bushenyi

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Police arrest woman who stabbed Radio Presenter to death in Bushenyi

Police in Bushenyi are investigating the murder of a local radio Presenter at Hunter FM.

The deceased is identified as Allan Mandela Mateeka alias Sports Master Mateeka a 26-year-old employee of Hunter FM in Bushenyi District.

Police also arrested his girlfriend Loice Tiheinomwagiire a receptionist at BFM Radio Station in Bushenyi Municipality for allegedly carrying out the crime.

Tiheinomwagiire, is accused of allegedly stabbing Mateeka to death at his rented room in Rwentuha town council where his body was found lying in a pool of blood on Friday morning.

According to Martial Tumusiime the Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Spokesperson, Mateeka was stabbed with a metallic object in the throat.  

Tumusiime further revealed that the suspect had moved to Mateeka’s house on Thursday where she spent the night.

She is currently detained at Bushenyi Central Police Station.

Preliminary investigations point at a relationship gone wrong.

According to Rogers Akandwanaho the Station Manager Hunter FM, Mateeka and Tiheinomwagiire have been in a relationship for almost two and half years and had separated, but later reunited.

However, on Friday morning they heard screams from Mateeka’s room and when they broke into the room, Tiheinomwagiire attempted to flee, but she was arrested.

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