KAMPALA — Katwe Police are investigating a case of suspected murder by stabbing in a domestic brawl, Spokesman SP Patrick Onyango has revealed.
According to a statement dated April 20, 2020, it s alleged that on April 18 at Makindye Police Station at around 10pm, police officers at the counter heard a woman calling for help and they rushed to where the woman was yelling from.
“Police found a woman who identified herself as Nakintu Moreen, 26,a wife to one Kitamirike Syrus, 28, who is the Headmaster of Royal Collage Secondary School- Makindye tied with a white rag around the mouth, neck and half naked and there was a dead body beside her,” Onyango narrated in a statement.
He said police officers later established that the dead body was that of Kitamirike and police patrol car was called to rush the victim [Nakintu] to hospital for medical treatment.
“A team of detectives were dispatched to start investigations and preserve the scene.
The detectives examined the scene and got relevant exhibits like the victim’s shirt, beddings, the killer knife from the pit latrine, blood samples and a shirt stained with blood,” reads an excerpt.
The body of the deceased was taken to Mulago City mortuary for postmortem Onyango said.
According to detectives, Nakintu did not have any injury on her body though blood was seen around her breasts and the wound on the body of the deceased shows signs of burning by a hot object/ knife.
Mr Onyango revealed that preliminary Police findings indicate that the couple have been having domestic violence related issues resulting from a suspected induced abortion that happened about four days ago.
“It’s said that Nakintu Moreen has a child not for the deceased,” said Onyango, adding that the alleged aborted pregnancy is said to have belonged to the deceased.
“It is suspected that the alleged induced abortion was the route cause of the disagreement that led to murder of Kitamirike Syrus.” He noted.