Wife poisons her husband to death, arrested

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Police in Bundibugyo District has arrested a woman for allegedly poisoning her 18-year-old husband to death.

The suspect whose names has been concealed by police for investigation purposes killed Edson Bwambale, 18, after prolonged domestic misunderstandings. 

The couple have been residents of Kithoma III village in Burondo Sub county.

Swamadu Bwamabale the area chairman LC1 received a phone call from residents about the incident on Saturday and they teamed up to rush Bwambale to hospital.

But he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The area chairperson told this reporter that they discovered a written note by the deceased accusing his wife of threatening to end his life.

ASP Aggrey Okumu the District Police Commander-DPC said they have launched investigations into the incident.   

However he says preliminary findings point to a domestic brawl.

The body of deceased has been taken to Bundibugyo general Hospital mortuary for postmortem. 


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