KAMPALA- A Congolese refugee is in Police detention at Old Kampala on allegation of stabbing a colleague to death over a piece of soap.
Police identified the suspect as Inyati Mulaga and the deceased is Kachepe Kasanavo.
The duo has been residing in Kisenyi ward Lubaga Division Kampala District.
Eyewitnesses told this online publication that the deceased went and picked a piece of soap from a nearby restaurant where Mulaga worked and used it for washing his body and clothes.
They added that Mulaga got annoyed and the duo immediately developed a query and later on, Mulaga went to the restaurant, picked the sharp knife and stabbed his colleague three in the chest killing him instantly.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson SP Patrick Onyango says Mulaga was arrested by the residents and handed him over to Kasato police station where he was later transferred to old Kampala police station.
“He is with us here and we are doing our investigations and will appear in courts of law on charges of murder,” he says.
The police PRO added that the body of the deceased was later taken to Mulago hospital for postmortem.
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