A 40-year-old man in Kabarole District is in police custody for allegedly killing his friend for failure to pay back shs2,000 Uganda shillings.
Arineitwe Ronald a resident of Bukuku in Kabarole District, Western Uganda reportedly stabbed 36-year-old Bitalimara Richard a resident of the same area.
According to police, the incident occurred while the two engaged in a fight Monday 6th April 2020 over the money. Alineitwe is said to have picked a knife and stabbed Bitalimara in the neck killing him instantly.
Twesige Vicente, the Rwenzori West region police spokesperson, says that police are investigating the matter. Twesige says that the suspect is being held at Fort portal Central Police Station while the deceased’s body was taken to Fort portal regional referral hospital mortuary for a postmortem.