SON KILLED, BURIED SECRETLY IN RUKUNGIRI
By Ambrose Kweronda in Rukungiri.
The territorial police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which a 37 years old man was allegedly murdered and buried by unknown assailants.
The deceased is identified as Rahab Turinawe a resident of Katwekamwe cell in Rwentondo ward, Eastern division.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson said that Rahab left home to the garden to plant trees on 2nd dec 2022 evening and never returned back until on 13/12/2022 when his wife Annah Twijukye reported a case of her husband’s disappearance at Rukungiri central police station.
Maate said that the deceased biological mother, Barekura Annah 70 years and his brothers Kasiime, Dickson and Kanyesigye Allan immediately sold a number of belongings and fled the village which prompted the residents to suspect that they could have been behind his murder considering their previous land conflicts.
Maate revealed that the Search was mounted until on 14/12/2022 at around 06:30pm when Residents dug and recovered Rahab’s decomposing body, naked and wrapped in a sack in a stone quarry belonging to one of the brothers Nabaasa Dickson.
The Rukungiri central police station were notified, the homicide team visited the scene, body was identified by the relatives and taken to Rwakabengo Health Center Ill mortuary for postmortem.
Elly Mate said they are hunting for suspects who are still at large as investigations continue.
However, the case of murder was registered at Rukungiri Central Police station under reference number CRB 1369/2022.