Bushenyi radio presenter stabbed to death by girlfriend

The police in Bushenyi have arrested Loice Tihainomwangire on allegations of killing her boyfriend.

Tihainomwangire, a receptionist at BFM radio station in Bushenyi Municipality is accused of stabbing to death her longtime boyfriend Allan Mandela Mateeka aged 26 also known as ‘Sports Master Mateeka’. Mateeka has been working with Hunter FM in Bushenyi district.

Photo: King Allan Mateeka (Deceased)

Mateeka was on Friday morning found dead in his room in Rwentuha town council lying in a pool of blood. Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi regional police spokesperson says that Mateeka was stabbed with a metallic object in the throat. He adds that Tihainomwangire moved to Mateeka’s house on Thursday and spent a night there. 

Tihainomwangire is currently detained at Bushenyi central police station. Rogers Akandwanaho, the station manager at Hunter FM says that the two have been in a relationship for almost two and half years and had separated, but later reunited.

Photo: Loyce the suspect

According to Caleb Akandwanaho (The deceased’s fellow journalist at hunter FM), on Friday morning, they heard screams from Mateeka’s room and when they broke into the room, Tihainomwangire attempted to flee but got arrested.

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