Five Family Members Arrested over Murder of LC I Chairperson

Police in Kamwenge District on Monday arrested 5 suspects of the same family over the murder of 55 year old Alex Kagyendo the LCI Chairperson of Mahani village in Mahani parish Nkoma-Kataryeba Town Council in Kamwenge District.

Kagyendo was also the family head in the suspects’ family.

Emmanuel Kanusu the Acting Kamwege District Police Commander identified the suspects as Felista  Atuhaire the deceased’s first wife, Evelyn Atuhaire the second wife and their sons Chrispas Ndyabahika, Julius Twesigye and Assiati Katusiime a bar owner in Mahani trading center.

Anania Tindyebwa the deceased’s son in-law who is also implicated in the murder is on the run.

According to Kanusu, it is alleged that the five family members connived to kill Kagyendo following unsettled five years of domestic violence and wrangles amongst the family members.

The DPC said that the incident happened on December 17 at night but the body which was severely stabbed was discovered the following day by a night watchman who was leaving his place of duty.

 Kanusu told URN that the suspects will help police in its investigations.

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