25-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing his brother

Posted: 2021-05-07T10:20:37Z
25-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing his brother

The Police in Butaleja have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the murder of his young brother. 

The suspect has been identified as Sam Hamiya, a resident of Maizi Masa in Kachonga town Council in Butaleja District whose arrest on Thursday, followed the murder of his brother Mwima Paul, aged 23 and a resident of the same area.   

Moses Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police Spokes Person says Mwima’s lifeless body was found in the pool of blood in his house on the night of Wednesday 5th/05/2021. 

Mugwe added that the suspect was arrested after his father reported at Nabiganda Police station the case of Murder and that Hamiya had earlier threatened to kill his brother and the father.  

According to Mugwe, people who heard about the threats are the ones that pointed at Hamiya as the prime suspect leading to his and that the case was registered at Nabiganda Police station under Vide 54/044/2021 and that investigations in the matter have been launched.