Three Held Over Murder of Lwengo Family

Police in Lwengo district are holding three suspects in connection to the brutal murder of three family members in Katovu town in Malongo Sub-county in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

Residents at the Home of the Murder Victims
Residents at the Home of the Murder Victims

The suspects are Lawrence Wanjonuwe Shaban, his wife Sarah Nalujja and their maid only identified as Kalaasi.  They are wanted in connection to the murder of James Kwata, his wife Didas Namubiru and their 3 months –old baby.

The trio’s bodies were found by resident lying in a poll of blood in their house on Saturday morning.

As a result, police deployed a sniffer dog, which led them to Wanjonuwe’s home.  All the occupants of the house were pciked up for questioning.

The suspects, who are currently detained at Kyazanga police station have denied any involvement in the murder. Police is still puzzled at how the killers entered Kwata’s house to because there is no sign of forced entry.

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