By our reporter
Women activists under their umbrella body UWONET have expressed disappointment with the way residents of Luzira have continued to act in the ongoing case of Las.corporal Herbert Rwakihembo, a UPDF soldier who killed his wife.
The women activists say that the way the public is handling the matter sets a bad precedent for other communities.
While reading a joint statement at their offices in Kampala,the women activists who included Dr. Hilda Tadira and Hope Turyasingura stated that soliciting money and awarding the accused soldier by the residents of Luzira was uncalled for adding that it threatens the smooth justice.
The activist’s set to petition government and the general public seeking to have change in the way acts of domestic violence are moving in the country.
They have called for respect as well as mutual understanding among partners and relatives.
The UPDF soldier Rwakihembo shot his wife after accusing her of stealing his money that he had worked for during his stay in Somalia.
The hearing of the UPDF soldier case is still going on in Luzira.