Police in Geita hold youth(20) over murder of grandparents

03Apr 2020
Correspondent
Geita
The Guardian
Police in Geita hold youth(20) over murder of grandparents

​​​​​​​POLICE in Geita Region is holding Emmanuel Kulwa (20) for secretly killing his grandfather and grandmother so as to inherit and then sell away their farms.

Speaking yesterday here Geita Regional Commander Mpojoli Mwabulambo said the incident occurred March 25 2020 at around 9.00 in the evening in Bukoli Ward, Geita Region.

He said Kulwa is alleged to have killed Donald Machibya (64) spouse Ester Kazwenge (60) using a machete.

RPC Mwabulambo said the suspect is said to have been assisted by a group of youths to commit the crime after which he ordered the bodies thrown into a pit latrine.

He added: “We received information after some wananchi became suspicious after Kulwa started selling away the farms while his grandparents were not seen.”

He said they do not know yet the exact number of those involved in the crime and investigations were still continuing.