By Sandra Tumwekwase
Police in Bushenyi are investigating circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of a retired UPDF soldier.
The deceased Sarapio Magezi Mawanda was killed last night by yet to be identified assailants as he entered his house in Bucuma cell, Kigoma-Kizinda town council Bushenyi district.
According to Jackson Tumusiime, a worker at the home of the deceased, they returned back home at around 10:00pm but as he was resting from his boy’s quarters, he heard his boss make an alarm from the main house.
He narrated that he tried to respond but as he opened the door, the assailants also opened the main house’s door thus he had to hide himself in the kitchen till morning.
Martial Tumusiime the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson said that police are yet to arrest any suspect involved in the case.
He told our reporter that the body of Mawanda was found lying in the corridor towards his bedroom with serious injuries on the head and in the neck.
The deceased body is now at Mbarara referral hospital pending postmortem