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Police searching for man accused of chopping off wife’s hands

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  • The suspect reportedly attacked his wife, who was in the company of her siblings, on Sunday evening as they collected firewood.
  • The woman is currently hospitalised at Busia County Referral Hospital.

A 22-year-old woman from Burinda village in Butula, Busia County, is nursing injuries after her estranged husband chopped off her hands following a domestic squabble.

According to the victim’s mother Modesta Auma, her daughter left her matrimonial home a few days ago because of unending wrangles with the husband.

The suspect reportedly attacked his wife, who was in the company of her siblings, on Sunday evening as they collected firewood.

After the act, the husband reportedly sped off on a motorbike.

The woman is currently hospitalised at Busia County Referral Hospital.

Although the motive of the attack is still unknown, the family of the victim says that the man has a history of violence spanning back to two years.

Busia police have launched a manhunt for the suspect, with the victim’s family crying for justice.

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