Police in Gisagara District, Southern Province, yesterday rescued a 51-year-old woman from a pit latrine. According to CSP Gashagaza, Police Spokesperson for the Southern Province, the woman was rescued five days after her husband allegedly pushed her into the latrine.
The victim told the Police that her husband stalked her as she went to ease herself. “Our latrine wasn't covered, and (when he pushed me) I immediately fell to the bottom.”
CSP Gashagaza said the suspect attempted to kill his wife after she demanded for support for their nine-year-old child and that she had subsequently denied her husband conjugal rights as a bargain chip.
“He kept on insisting, but I denied and he plotted to kill me,” she said, according to a Police statement.
The suspect is detained at Gikonko Police Station for further investigation whereas the victim is being treated at Gakoma Health Centre in Gisagara District.
Once found guilty, the suspect risks life imprisonment.