Crime & Investigation

Rukungiri: Man Killed, Body Hanged


ampoule geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>The suspects, sales identified as Fiona Nahurira 33, Francis Sunday, Ronald Bakeihwawenki and Chris Junior Aturihiihi all residents of Kibunda Cell, Nyakeina Parish, Buyanja Sub County are reported to have battered to death Nelson Mukiiga who is said to hail from Nyamirama in Kanungu district and a former casual worker at Nahuriira’s home.

It’s alleged that the suspects, while at Bagahwe Trading Center received information that the deceased had stolen shoes that used to belong to the late Emmanuel Turyatemba and that he had also broken a drawer to steal money that belonged to Nahuriira hence beat him to his death.

It is also reported that after beating the deceased, the suspects took him to a goat house and tired a rope around his neck to disguise the murder as a suicide incident..

Nahuriira then ran and reported to the LC 1 Chairperson Kadembe Hope who advised her to rather report to police at Buyanja Police post where she was detained alongside her friends.

A case file number CRB/1133/2014 was opened following witnesses’ confessions.

The Rukungiri District Police Commander, Christopher Ruhunde has confirmed the arrest of the four suspects as investigations continue.


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