Unknown suspects set fire to the house of an 82-year-old woman in Sheema district.
The incident happened in Kagango cell, Rwenshama ward, Kagango division, Sheema municipality, Sheema district.
The woman, Christine Mushanga, was asleep in her house when the fire broke out. She woke up to find her house engulfed in flames. She was able to escape unharmed, but her house and some of her belongings were destroyed.
The police are investigating the incident and are looking for the suspects. They believe that the fire was intentionally set.
The fire caused extensive damage to the house. Two wooden beds, three mattresses, and an unspecified number of plastic chairs were destroyed. The total value of the damage is estimated to be in the millions of shillings.
The police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward. They are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects.
The motive for the fire is not yet known. The police are investigating all possibilities, including robbery, arson, and a personal grudge.