Court in Makindye has remanded to Kigo government prison a business woman after she allegedly attempted to murder her neighbor by stabbing him in the stomach for refusing to sell to her gov’t relief posho and beans he had received in ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.
The suspect identified as Mariam Kukundakwe, 27 is a resident of Kasanvu Zone Kisugu Parish Makindye Division Kampala and owns a retail shop in kisugu.
She was earlier today Monday June22, arraigned before Makindye Grade One Magistrate Patience Lona Tukundane who charged her with attempted murder.
The suspect was remanded to Kigo Prison until July8th when she will be reproduced to court to take plea before the Chief Magistrate.
According to the Prosecution, the accused with the help of others who are still on the run on the 5th of June 2020 at Go-down zone Kisugu attempted to cause the death of Elias Twinomuhwezi.
Court heard that the accused stabbed the victim in the stomach using a knife after a serious quarrel accusing him of refusing to sale to her government food.