Kyengera Police has this morning arrested a man for allegedly killing a herdsman under unclear circumstances.
The suspect in custody is identified as Mugabi Frank and is charged with brutally killing a cattle herdsman called Elia Vian Manizabayo aged 25 years old.
According to Kampala Metropolitan police, Manizabayo now deceased, has been a herdsman to Mary Wosula, all residents of Mugongo A cell, Kyengera Town council.
“It is believed that this murder happened today September 22, 2020 in the morning, it is alleged that Mugabi Frank used a hoe to hit the deceased on both his legs and head, killing him instantly,” said Luke Owoyesigire in a brief statement.
The suspect was immediately arrested and is currently detained at Kyengera Police station.
Police investigating teams have been introduced at the scene and pieces of evidence have been collected.
Owoyesigire said that police intends to also take the suspect for psychological evaluation to ascertain whether he is in the right state of mind as part of investigations.
Witness statements have been recorded and body of the deceased conveyed to city mortuary, Mulago for Postmortem.