Police in Jinja district have in custody, a man who fled into hiding after killing his wife.
The suspect is 65-year-old Sabasi Byakika, a resident of Buwala A village, in Butagaya sub-county in Jinja district surrendered to Kiira region police authorities on Monday.
Byakika killed his wife Deborah Naigaga 60 on Friday in a domestic brawl before fleeing into hiding, until Monday.
The deceased sustained injuries on the head and neck and bled to death. Neighbors retrieved her lifeless body.
According to the neighbors, the couple was embroiled in endless fights and efforts to reconcile them didn’t produce any results.
However, the couple insisted on staying under the same roof. On Monday, Byakika surrendered to the police and confessed to the crime but insists that he never intended to kill his wife.
According to James Mubi the Kiira Region police spokesperson, the suspect will be transferred to Buwenge central police station to expedite their inquiries into the matter.
He added that detectives will revisit the scene of crime so as to gather more incriminating evidence against the suspect.