KISORO-The Police in Kisoro have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the death of a 5-year-old girl.
Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman, Elly Maate has confirmed that the suspected juvenile identified as Manzi Innocent a resident of Kanyampiriko village in Bunagana Parish in Muramba Sub County in Kisoro District.
Maate told journalists that the incident took place on 14th July, 2020. He also identified the deceased as Dusingize Miracle a daughter of Bapfakurera Charles and Ntirenganya Meridah from a nearby Kibaya village.
It’s reported that trouble started when the suspect picked a quarrel with Nyiramutuzo Doreen, an elder sister to the deceased who referred to him as a village thief.
This did not go well with Manzi who is alleged to have mobilised his friends who followed Nyiramutuzo Doreen at home and they started throwing stones.
“During this scuffle, the main suspect, Manzi, threw a stone that hit the deceased on the forehead and she started bleeding prosefuly,” Maate narrated.
Maate said that the mother of the deceased after realising that her child had been hit with a stone on the head and was bleeding, rushed her to a nearby clinic which referred her to Mutolere Hospital, but unfortunately, she died on the way.
Maate said that the Police visited the scene where the deceased was hit from, and documented a report. He also said that the Police are in the process of arresting the 5 juveniles who joined Manzi to attack Nyiramutuzo Doreen. The police have gathered all their particulars. A case of murder was registered at Kisoro District Police Station under reference number CRB 430/2020 to help in investigations.
- Will Kisoro district vote 100% for Museveni like it has been in the past?
- Dissatisfied voters speak out in opinion poll, Rukiga MP likely to lose parliamentary seat
- Tension as Ugandan MP tests Positive for Coronavirus