Cheating man overpowers and kills hapless husband

Cheating man overpowers and kills hapless husband
He was found at the crime scene

Denis Avaga, 27, from Mawoito A village in Kakira Town Council was stabbed to death by Raphael Onzima, 26, during a fight that ensued on Wednesday, Police said.

JINJA | Heartbreak turned to tragedy for a sugarcane askari in Kakira, Jinja District, when he found a man in bed with his wife only to turn out equally powerless to stop the cheat from ending his life.

Denis Avaga, 27, from Mawoito A village in Kakira Town Council was stabbed to death by Raphael Onzima, 26, during a fight that ensued on Wednesday, Police said.

According to witnesses, the incident occurred on February 20, when the deceased returned homeĀ  at around 10pm and heard his wife in a rare blissful moan.

He kicked the door to gain entry only find his wife having sex with another man.

A fight ensued between the deceased and the cheating man, Onzima, who is said to have picked a knife and stabbed Avaga severally.

He succumbed to the injuries upon arrival at Kakira Hospital.

Onzima handed himself in to Kakira Police Station.

Kiira Region Police spokesperson James Mubi says five people have been arrested and detained at Kakira Police Station in connection with the murder.

They include Onzima, a sugarcane cutter at Kakira Sugar Ltd, and resident of Mutai Camp in Kakira Town Council, and the deceased's wife Agnes Ajidiru, 32.

Others include Geoffrey Echoku, 42, a neighbour accused of cheering the two men to fight on.

Peter Ocheng, 52, the landlord who failed to report the matter to authorities, and the owner of the knife Pamela Ocheng, 35 - who is also the landlord's wife.

Pamela is also accused of cleaning the murder weapon and contaminating the scene of crime.

According Mubi, exhibits have been retrieved from the scene, including Onzima's pant, shirt, cap and bed sheets, as well as clothes for the woman.

He said preliminary report indicates that Onzima and Agnes Ajidiru have been hopping from bar to bar inĀ  Kakira holding hands and kissing in public paying little or no attention to the fact that she was married to Avaga.

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