Police in Lwengo has arrested a married woman following the murder of a prostitute.
Rose Nakayiwa (26) a resident of Katovu town was arrested this morning by Katovu police while her husband Robert Muhangi (35) went into hiding soon after the incident
The alleged murder occurred at around 8am in Katovu town in Malongo Sub-county, Lwengo district.
According to Assy Mukundane, the officer In Charge of Katovu Police station, Nakayiwa found her husband Muhangi cuddling a prostitute identified as Justine Nasanga (28) in a bar.
Infuriated by the act, Nakayiwa immediately grabbed Nasanga beat her up until she died. Nakayiwa disappeared shortly but police arrested her from her home. She eventually told police that Muhangi had been away from home for over a week while his family was starving.
Nakayiwa further explained that she acted out of vengeance and fury and needed to be pardoned since she has children to take care of.
Mukundane said that the suspect is still detained at Katovu police station, assisting police with investigations adding that they will produce her in court ant will be charged with murder.
The decease’s body was taken to Kyazanga HC IV for a post-mortem as investigations continue.