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Kanungu Man Held Over Sister’s Death

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Police in Kanungu district is holding a 28 year old man for stabbing
his sister, an incident that resulted to her death.

The deceased was identified as Claire Kyarikunda a peasant, a resident
of Nyarushanje cell, Muramba parish, Rutenga sub county Kanungu
district and the suspect in detention is Robert Nohiri 28 years, a
resident of the same area.

The Kigezi regional police spokesperson, Elly Maate says it’s alleged
that on 02nd April 2018 at about 1pm, the two developed a quarrel and
fought, whereupon the brother stabbed his sister with a spear.

He added that after the incident, residents rushed the victim to
Rugyeyo Community Hospital where she died shortly after being

Maate says that inquires into the matter are ongoing and the case has
been registered at Rutenga police station under file reference number
SD 05/02/04/2018.

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