18 Year Old Murdered in Lodge; 30 Arrested

Bombocha bar where the sex worker died
Bombocha bar where the sex worker died

Police in Kabale on Friday morning found a body of an 18 year old sex worker at Boombocha Bar and lodge in Kigongi ward Kabale Municipality.

Hadija Nyerisa, a resident of Rwebibaare cell, Rubaare town Council, and Ntungamo district is believed to have been murdered by strangulation at the bar owned by one Posiano Besigye.

Police says Nyerisa was seen with one Patrick Ankunda at the same place drinking alcohol at around 11; 00pm before they went into the room.

Friends who were looking for her hours late,  found her body on the room floor

Elly Maate, the police spokesperson for Kigezi Region says the body was taken to Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary for post mortem.

Maate says 20 year old Patrick Ankunda who was with the deceased, was arrested for questioning together with other thirty people that include seventeen sex workers.

These are detained at Kabale police station to help in with investigations.


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