RUKUNGIRI 56-YEAR-OLD WOMAN MURDERED BY UNKNOWN ASSAILANTS
By Byamukama Libino
Police in Rukungiri district is currently hunting unknown assailants who killed a 56-year-old woman and left her body alongside the road.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Region police spokesperson identified the deceased as Gaudesia Bahangirire a resident of Rwamarengye village Rwamugoma parish Ruhinda sub county Rukungiri district.
It’s alleged that the deceased has been a caretaker at the home of Murumba Maria and on 15/05/2023 at a round 07:00hrs, she was scene at Katugunda trading center (kikona stage) where she went to buy egg plants.
Maate revealed that towards 08:00pm, she was seen leaving the trading center without the eggplants and later found seated at an appropriate distance of about 300m on the murram road from Kikona stage towards Omukagashe trading center by one Gilbert a boda Rider.
ASP Maate narrated that On 16/05/2023 at around 08:00pm by passer’s, found her lifeless body alongside the road.
The area chairperson Tiberondwa Sharif reported the case at Ruhinda police station.
Police visited the crime scene, examined and documented while the body was conveyed to Rwakabengo health centre III mortuary for postmortem.
The police spokesperson for Kigezi Region requested the public that anyone who could be having information pertaining her death, should volunteer it to Police so that perpetrators are brought to book while Inquiries on going.
Police noted that Case of suspected murder was registered at Rukungiri District police station under reference number CRB:684/2023.