By Our reporter
Police in Rukungiri are holding a man on allegations of raping and killing his lover.
John Nkorenta a casual labour was arrested following the death of Lydia Tushemereirwe 35 years a resident of Rwakabengo A cell, Rwakabengo Ward, Southern Division, Rukungiri municipality.
According to Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson the undressed and bruised body of the deceased was on 12/1/2020 at around 1600 hours found lying in the maize plantation of Bendente Margret of the same area.
It is alleged that the deceased who left home on 10th Jan.2020 could have been raped and there after killed.
Maate told www.mknewslink.com that Police were notified, they visited the scene and the body was taken to Rwakabengo health centre for postmortem.
Maate confirmed the arrest of Nkorenta who was a lover to the deceased to help in the investigations.
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