A Ugandan Boda Boda (motorcycle) operator, from Makata, Nakisunga Sub-county, Mukono District Uganda, attacked his wife, and slit her throat after she informed him that her parents have enrolled her in a nursing school in the United States.
The man, identified as Musa Kisakye allegedly attacked his wife, Mrs Olivia Nangonzi with a knife and left a deep cut on her neck.
Thinking Olivia was dead, Kisaye used the same knife to slice his own neck too, Ugandan news website, Daily Monitor reported.
The Mukono Police District commander, Rogers Sseguya revealed that Kisakye is in critical condition at Kawolo Hospital.
Kisakye and Ms Nangonzi are residents of Makata, Nakisunga Sub-county, Mukono District.
They married three years ago and have one child.
“He thought he had killed me, Olivia said.
“Actually, I was too weak and I could not scream. That’s when he also cut his neck.
“I was preparing to set off to America this very week. Unfortunately, my husband wanted to kill me claiming that he wanted me to [stay] at home without upgrading.”
Kisakye would be charged with attempted murder if he recovers, Seguya said.