Two men hack each other to death while fighting over woman in Uganda

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Two men have died while fighting over a woman at Kiyunga, Kyampisi sub county in Mukono district, Uganda.

The deceased, Hassan Kiwango, 45, and 48-year-old Hakim Katende, reportedly hacked themselves to death on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

According to Observer Uganda, Katende has for over a year been accusing Kiwango of having an affair with his wife and mother of his two children, Dorothy Birungi.

It was gathered that the dispute between the two men had attracted the attention of the local council committee, who summoned them to a meeting on Saturday morning.

However, things took a sad turn, when during the meeting, Katende allegedly attacked Kiwango and repeated him cut him in his neck, hands and back. Kiwango also retaliated, leaving both men with grave injuries.

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, who confirmed the incident, said the two bodies have been taken to Kayunga hospital for postmortem as children and the wife to Katende are held at police for their safety.

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