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Police hunt for assailants who stabbed businesswoman in Kasese


Police hunt for assailants who stabbed businesswoman in Kasese

The police are hunting for unknown assailants who stabbed to death a businesswoman in Kilembe Quarter in Kasese Municipality. The deceased has been identified as Florence Torakye, a timber dealer in Kilembe Quarters. She was staying with her niece. 

According to Safari Martin the LC III Chairperson of Kasese Central Division, Torakye was stabbed severally by suspected thieves in her sitting room. Her niece managed to escape and made an alarm that attracted the neighbours. 

One of the neighbours Robert Kule says that they responded to an alarm a few minutes past midnight but they found Torakye’s body lying in a pool of blood. Adding that the assailants didn’t take any property from the deceased’s house.

Residents alerted police who picked up the body and took it to Kasese municipal hospital for postmortem. Nelson Tumushime, the Rwenzori East Police spokesperson, says that police and other security agencies have already embarked on investigations.   


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