By Barak Tukashaba
One person has been confirmed dead following a fire that gutted
lockups at Kisiizi trading center Nyarushanje Sub County; in Rukungiri
The dead has been identified as only by Ruth aged 21 a resident of
Kashambya in Kabale district.
The fire that gutted the lockups Sunday night July destroyed property including merchandise, hotel property worth millions of shillings.
The Kigezi police mouth piece; Elly Maate said the fire might have started by a result of a charcoal stove left behind in a hotel.
He adds “we are also holding one Evelyn Ampeire who is the employer to the deceased”.
It is alleged that Ampeire locked Ruth in one of the lockups and she
went out so when the fire started Ruth failed to save herself as she
was locked from outside.
Kasango ; one of the area residents says the deceased might have died due to suffocation.