RUKIGA 50-YEAR-OLD MAN DROWNS IN WATER
By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukiga District over the weekend discovered a body of a 50years old man who was found floating on the stream by residents.
The deceased has been identified as Francis Turyataha Rugogamu 50, a resident of Kakituro village, Kandago parish in Bukinda sub county.
According to the Kigezi Police spokesperson ASP Elly Matte, it’s alleged that on 12th March 2023 at around 8:30Am, as residents were bypassing Nyamihanga-Kakituro bridge, saw a body floating on Nyamihanga stream.
Residents later informed the area village Chairperson and a brother to the deceased also a Teacher Alex Bayenda, who further reported the matter to Muhanga police station.
Matte adds that Police was able to visit the scene, documented it and retrieved the body, did Postmortem and handed it to the relatives for burial.
A death by drowning incident has been registered at Rukiga central police station Under the File Number CRB 135/23