By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which a 51 year old man was allegedly murdered.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Nahe Tukamuhabwa alias Kaboyi a resident of Nyarwanya cell, Burora parish, Nyarushanje Sub County in Rukungiri district.
According to Steven Ninsiima the son to the deceased, he was awakened by something that bang inside his father’s room at around midnight only to see a flash light inside the room.
He narrated that as he tried to make an alarm, he was threatened by unidentified assailants to keep quiet or else they would kill him too.
He, however managed to escape through the front door and called neighbors but unfortunately the assailants had already taken off leaving the deceased already dead with blood coming out from his mouth and the ear.
The scene of crime was visited and documented by the DCID/O, CIO, SOCO, and team,body was taken to Rwakabengo health Centre III for postmortem to ascertain the actual cause of the death.
The wife to the deceased who had left their home after a misunderstanding on 1st June 2022 was arrested to assist in the ongoing investigations.
The case of suspected murder was registered at Rukungiri Central Police station under reference number CRB: 512/22.
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