By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which a man was beaten to coma.
It is alleged that the deceased Naboth Kanyima a resident of Nyakibungo cell Bugyera parish Buyanja sub county Rukungiri district ate a stick of roasted meat but failed to pay.
According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson, the deceased on the 23/05/2022 at around 2200hrs, had a fight with one Amos over a stick of meat but was helped by Aston Nkamuhayo to beat up the deceased.
The deceased tried to move home but could not reach, instead slept at the home of one Ezra who on the 24/05/ 2022 took him to a clinic at Buyanja Town Council from where he got referred to Nyakibale hospital for further medication where he unfortunately died upon arrival.
Scene of crime was visited and documented by the DCID/O, CIO, SOCO, team of detectives and other personnel, body was picked with minor injuries on the face and taken to Rwakabengo Health Center III for post mortem examination.
Maate said the suspect Nkamuhayo Aston has been arrested while Amos is on the run.
A case of murder was reported at Buyanja Police post under reference number SD reference 12/24/05/2022 and later murder by assault was recorded at Rukungiri CPS under reference number CRB 428/2022
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