KAMPALA – Police have arrested a refugee of Congolese nationality after he stabbed his fellow at Kisenyi Township in Central Division, Kampala City.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango revealed that the suspect and the victim had a misunderstanding over a piece of soap.
“Its alleged that one only known as Kasanavo Capeche [victim] went to a restaurant where Inyati Mulaga Claudia [suspect] works and grabbed a piece of soap to use,” Onyango narrated in a statement dated Friday, July 17.
He added that Mulaga got annoyed, grabbed a knife and stabbed Kasanova, who died instantly.
“The community arrested Mulaga and handed him over to the police,” he said.
According to Onyango, Mulaga is detained at Old Kampala Police Station on murder charges.
He said the body of the deceased was taken to city mortuary Mulago for postmortem examination.
“The Detectives recovered two knives with suspected blood stains from the scane,” reads a statement in part.
Onyango further appealed to the community not resolve issues through violent means, but seek amicable methods.