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56 Year Old Manafwa Man on the Run for Murdering Daughter In-Law

By Weswa Ronnie

 

MBALE

 

Police in Manafwa is hunting for a one Fred Wepukhulu aged 56 years on allegations of murdering his daughter in law yesterday 2nd March 2022.

 

The suspect is a resident of Mango tree cell, Butiru town council in Manafwa district.

 

According to eye witnesses, Wepukhulu had misunderstandings with the daughter in law, Juliet Lumonya yesterday evening over unknown matters.

 

They add that the suspect broke the door of his son with a sharp a panga and got Lumonye inside. Sources intimate further that the very angry Wepukhulu later chopped off Lumonye’s right hand.

 

The deceased died while locals were rushing her to Chrisco hospital due to over bleeding.

 

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying they are currently hunting for Wepukhulu who once arrested will be taken to court to answer charges of murder.

 

He adds that the body of the deceased is currently at Mbale city mortuary waiting for postmortem.

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