RUBANDA BODA BODA RIDER KILLS BIOLOGICAL BROTHER OVER LAND CONFLICT
By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rubanda are hunting for a suspect identified as Richard Nahurira alias Rutima a bodaboda ridder allegedly murdered his biological brother Kamugisha Brian aged 20 years over land conflicts both residents of Kitumbezi village Bubaare Ward Bubaare town council in Rubanda district.
It’s alleged that the deceased and the suspect have been conflicting over a piece of land, where the deceased wanted to rent it for money but the suspect wanted to cultivate it.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Region police spokesperson told our reporter that today 15/05/2023 at around 09:00am at Nyakiharo cell Bubare town council, their mother identified as Kyarimpa Gloria aged 40 a resident of Central division Kabale municipality called them to meet on the land with an aim of returning the rent money and giving the land to the suspect for cultivation.
ASP Maate said that their mother has 3 sons and another daughter from another man all met on the piece of land, but as soon as they met, a quarrel ensued between the boys.
It’s at that time that the suspect picked a hoe and hit the deceased on his forehead and he collapsed and died instantly.
Police was alerted by their young brother identified as Emmanuel Tukamushaba aged 15, scene visited and documented, body of the deceased was taken to Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary for post-mortem.
Maate confirmed that their mother Kyarimpa Gloria has been arrested to assist with investigations, while the prime suspect is on the run.
The Police Spokesperson noted that case of murder was registered at Rubanda police station under reference number CRB 173/2023.