Crime & Investigation

Rukungiri: 3 Held For Murder

approved sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The Kigezi regional police spokesperson, Elly Matte, has identified the suspects as Emmanuel Musimenta a resident of kifunjo cell in Rukungiri Municipality, William Kagaba and Gabriel Twakira, all residents of Buyanja Sub County in Rukungiri district.

They are all suspected to have murdered Mubangizi Derrick, 19 years, a resident of Nkanga cell Ndere parish, Ruhinda sub county Rukungiri district, who was a casual labourer at Musimenta’s farm.

Matte noted that Musimenta who is a key suspect accused the deceased of stealing his sheep which prompted him to beat the boy to death.

“After the murder, the deceased’s body was put in a vehicle registration number UAH 227F with an intention of concealing it,” Matte explained.

“After a tip off by the deceased’s wife, police swung into action and found the vehicle in Rwenkurijo cell in Buyanja,” Matte added.

He said post-mortem was done and police investigations are ongoing to make sure the suspects dance to the tune of the law.


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