By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Isingiro District are investigating a case of kidnap and murder of Evaristo Turyasingura 47years a village chairperson for Rugarama cell in Kamubeizi Town Council.
According to SP Samson Kasasira,the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson, on Friday last week unknown person called the deceased inviting him to attend an MK project meeting at Igongo Hotel in Mbarara City before luring him with a transport allowance of shs.100,000 on his mobile money account on Saturday.
Kasasira noted that on Sunday at about 2100hrs the same people called the deceased to meet them at Keizinare stage along kikagate-Mbarara road where they were supposed to proceed for the said meeting.He said the deceased parked few clothes and proceeded to the stage on a boda boda ridden by his son Gideon Tuhirirwe.
He noted that on reaching the stage,the deceased found a waiting Toyota wish vehicle with number plates covered with MK project stickers which drove off so fast causing suspicion in the mind of the son(Gideon Tuhirirwe) which prompted him to contact the deceased’s phone and those that had invited him for a meeting but all in Vain.
Kasasira further revealed that the deceased’s body was discovered by residents on Monday at around 1730hrs at Kyamusoni mile 48 along kikagate-Kitwe road ,tied with ropes and marks of strangulation.
Kasasira said the body was retrieved and taken to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for postmortem as investigations into the matter take shape.