Crime & Investigation

Bushenyi Businessman Rwamutwe Kidnapped, Murdered in Ibanda

The body of John Hedex Rwamutwe was found in the back of his car (pictured) this morning in Kagongo, Ibanda

Police in Ibanda have recovered the body of John Rwamutwe, clinic who is said to have been kidnapped and murdered last night.

Authorities in Ibanda say Rwamutwe was kidnapped on Wednesday night in his maroon Surf vehicle Registration Number UAQ 567 R.

Mr John Hedex Rwamutwe was murdered last night

Mr John Hedex Rwamutwe was murdered last night

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The vehicle was found this morning in Kyarutanga village, thumb Kagongo Ward in Ibanda Municipality with the body in the back seat.

The vehicle was found packed in a shrub, check a short distance off the road, and its tyres deflated, while the body was found wrapped in paper boxes.

Police authorities who declined to speak on record tell us, they contacted the Police Headquarters in Kampala and were advised not to touch the body until a team from Kampala arrives at the scene to kick-start investigations.

This was confirmed by the Ibanda RDC Eliasto Akatuhebwa who also arrived early morning at the scene.


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