Man kills wife over family planning
Police in Uganda have arrested a man who murdered his wife over family planning.
According to police the killer husband has been identified as Innocent Kibwetere, a 45-year-old peasant of Bujunjura, Ruhangire parish while the deceased has been identified as 25-year-old Ronious Twikirize.
The 45 year old man resides in western Uganda district of Kyegegwa.
He allegedly hit his wife with a blunt object, which caused an acute brain injury, that killed her instantly.
The man reportedly became aggressive after learning that his wife was using family planning methods after she suffered an earlier miscarriage.
Police say that after killing his wife, he stuffed her body in their marital bed for 4 days.
The man later called her sister in law and told her how he killed her sister during a domestic fight.
The matter was reported to police who responded and recovered the body of the deceased and took it to Kyegegwa Hospital for post mortem .
The man was arrested and subjected to medical examination. He was found to be normal and well oriented and is set to be charged with murder.
Many people have condemned the man’s act.180