The Police in Rukungiri District have initiated inquiries into a case of assault and causing bodily harm purported to have originated from domestic violence.
The harmful act being investigated at Kikarara Police post under reference number SD 04/21/11/2021 happened on Saturday night in Kikarara Parish, Bwambara Sub-county in Rukungiri District.
Information confirmed by authorities indicate that a 46 year old Robert Kagurisi, resident of Rwesigiro village Kikarara parish Bwambara Sub- County in Rukungiri District is nursing injuries caused by wife Tukamuhebwa Vasita’s bite on one of his testicles.
It’s said that the couple has been embroiled in long standing domestic violence issues that have on several occasions called for the intervention of the Police, village committee and Community Development Officer among other authorities.
The police report indicates that on Saturday night November 20th, 2021 at around 11PM, Kagurusi returned home drunk, rejected food prepared by the wife till he started abusing and fighting her.
It is during the fighting course that Tukamuhebwa bit one of Kagurisi’s testicles and took off to hiding and the victim has since been rushed to Divine Medical Clinic in Kikarara where he is receiving treatment.
The incident comes in less than a month when another woman in Bikurungu Town Council chopped off her husband’s manhood accusing him of getting married to a second wife.