Crime & Investigation

Three Arrested in Murder of Bushenyi Businessman Rwamutwe

Police investigators at the spot where the scene where the body of John Rwamutwe was found

Police in Mbarara has arrested three suspects in connection to the kidnap and murder of Bushenyi businessman John Rwamutwe.

Rwamutwe, viagra 100mg a relative to ex minister Richard Nduhura was kidnapped on Wednesday before being murdered.

His body and his car were discovered on Thursday morning in Kyarutanga village, Kagongo Ward in Ibanda District.

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Police reports indicate that his body was found with was found with nail holes at the back of the neck, on the knees and had several wounds in the back.

The shocking incident attracted the attention of Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura who dispatched a special team from Kampala to handle investigations into the matter.

According to a source inside the investigating team, three suspects were netted on Thursday evening from Mbarara town.

Police was reportedly following a lead from the deceased’s sister who said that the kidnappers asked for for ransom worth Shs500,000 which was sent via mobile money.

Among the arrested, is a one Jamil who according to our source was found with the simcard on which the ransom was sent.

When contacted, Mbarara DPC Jaffar Magezi neither denied nor confirmed the arrests referring us to the Bushenyi DPC who he said was handling the matter.

“That is not my area and I cannot comment. Please contact the Bushenyi DPC because that is his area,” Magezi told ChimpReports on Thursday evening.

Bushenyi DPC Domiano Katwesiime also didn’t deny the arrests although couldn’t readily comment asking us to call later.


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