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STONED TO DEATH: Kisoro teenager arrested over murder of 5-year-old girl

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.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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