By Ronald Kabuye
Police has tuesday apprehended 26 year old Charles Kato the prime suspect in the murder of a 20 year old Maria Nabilaawa whose body was found in Nanyama two kilometres off entebbe road on Monday morning.
The suspect who is a mechanic in Kampala has been a spouse to the late with two children and a resident of Matugga.
Addresing a news conference this afternoon, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Emilian kayima revealed that it is alleged that two had a strong disagreement at home which lured the late to book a room at Master in lodge in Namasuba for the night not knowing that the suspect who also happen to be his husband was following him.
Kayima explained that as soon as the late checked into the room than the suspect pulled her out, drag her onto awaiting boda boda and later into a yet to be identified car and next was the body of the late discovery at nyanama.
Kayima revealed that the suspect was apprehended from Nakaseke district at Ssakabusolo village in Kasangombe sub county where the suspect had sought refuge from a traditional healer and also help with ritual on him so that he gets away with the curse and clears his consciousness.
Fortunately the traditional healer instead altered police which swung into action thus his arrest.
Kayima said that further investigations are being carried out so that all culprits are brought to book.
He further advised the young girls to always study their fiances before marriage and the marrieds to always inform their parents, confidences and professional counsellors in case of such disagreements.
Maria is the 21 woman to be murdered in wakiso District in the space of just two months.
By Ronald Kabuye