Men allegedly steal cows to pay for pride price in Kazo
Kazo men arrested on allegations of stealing cows to pay bride price
Police in Kazo District have in custody 5 men who allegedly stole cows to pay for pride price. Among arrested is Muhereza Bright, a resident of Omuteebe, Nkungu Sub -County in Kazo district who took two cows to pay for his wife's pride price and the incident happened on September 30, 2023.
Muhereza says he contacted his friend only identified as Alex who is allegedly on the run, to sell him cows to pay for pride price. His friend allegedly sold 4 cows to him (Muhereza) and he sold two of them then other two left, he paid pride price to his wife's family. Muhereza says, he accepted to buy these cows because he wasn't aware that his friend, Alex had stolen them from different residents within the same village.
Kazo District Police Commander, DPC Philip Mukasa has confirmed the arrested of these five men on allegations of stealing cows for pride price. DPC Mukasa says after investigations are complete, the arrested people will be arraigned to court on charges of theft of cattle.