Three Bodies Found in Mbarara

Police officers load the body of Lawrence Mubiru on their pick-up

Police in Mbarara yesterday recovered three dead bodies in Mbarara Municipality and Rwampara constituency.

In the Municipality, try recipe the police was called in Monday morning to Nova Lodges where a middle aged man was found lying dead.

The deceased was identified as Ibrahim Mubiru, a businessman around town and a resident of Kiswahili cell in Kakoba division.

Police and residents believe his death was a result of sexual affair-gone-bad, being that the lodges are in a commercial sex hotspot.

perplexed locals

perplexed locals

A lodge attendant whose names were withheld was arrested to help police in the investigations.

After few hours later, police was called to the dead body of a 36year old woman who committed suicide in Mbaguta, Ruharo ward in Mbarara municipality.

Naome Nimwesiga a secretary at Mbarara High School was found dead in her house by neighbors.

According to friends and neighbors, the deceased was deeply stressed by financial challenges.

She also left a suicide note on her phone indicating that her boyfriend had refused to take care of her.

Naome left a a suicide message

Naome left a a suicide message

Late in the evening, another body of one Lawrence Semanda from Butahe Rugando Rwampara constituency was found.

The 36 year old was previously working in Kampala. He left behind a widow and two sons according to residents.

Mbarara's OC CID Taban Chiriga

Mbarara’s OC CID Taban Chiriga

The 3 bodies were taken to Mbarara referral hospital for postmortem. Mbarara OC CID Chiriga Taban appealed to the lodge operators to always register all their short or long term customers.

He also advised institutions to employ social workers to help in counseling people in their community including the staff who are undergoing difficult situations.


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