Woman stabs sister for snatching husband

Stabbing
The woman stabbed her sister in the neck and stomach before fleeing from the scene.

Kanungu Police are hunting for a woman accused of stabbing her sister to death for allegedly snatching her husband. The suspect is Evelyn Niwamanya, a resident of Rutwe cell in Kanyantorogo Sub County in Kanungu district.

Niwamanya is wanted for stabbing her sister, Gift Asiimwe on Saturday night at around 09:30pm.  The incident occurred in Kanyantorogo trading center in Kanyantorogo Sub County.

Paphra Mucunguzi, an eye witness, says Niwamanya found Asiimwe working in a mobile phone kiosk and stabbed her in the neck and stomach before fleeing from the scene.

According to Niwamanya, the suspect has been feuding with her victim for allegedly snatching her husband identified as Gideon Natukunda.

Paddy Rwozi Tumwendeze, the Officer- in-Charge of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department at Kihihi Police Station, says the suspect used a sharp knife to stab the deceased.

According to Tumwendeze, residents rushed Asiimwe to Bwindi Community Hospital where she died on Sunday afternoon due to excessive bleeding. Tumwendeze explains that they have launched a manhunt for the suspect to face murder.

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