Crime & Investigation

Kagadi Businessman Body Found Decomposing in Latrine, 4 Arrested

The body of Omuhereza Kasumba Karungi after being loaded on a truck

Shock and grief Thursday engulfed residents of Isunga Trading Centre in Kyanaisoke Sub County, prescription Kagadi district, site on discovering the body of a local prominent businessman who went missing four days ago.

47 year old Omuhereza Kasumba Karungi was found decomposing in a pit latrine by police and locals who had been searching for him for days.

The wife of the deceased Karungi Ngabiye told Chimpreports that at first they were not suspicious, online because they thought the deceased had gone to his other wife.

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Ngabiye says it was not until Wednesday evening that both families realized he had disappeared 3 days back, and immediately mounted a search together with police.

The locals first located Karungi’s motorcycle packed near an unfinished pit latrine, in which they later found the decomposing body.

Deep cuts were found on different parts of the body.

The OC Kagadi Police Station, Julius Jingo said the deceased could have been murdered by thieves with the intention of robbing his money since he had just sold maize worth Shs. 40 Million.

Jingo said so far four suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder adding that investigations are ongoing.


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