Man killed in Rukungiri by unknown assailants


RUKUNGIRI– The Police is Rukingiri District are hunting for yet to be identified assailants who murdered a 73 year old man.

Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson identified the deceased as Batabaire Yonasan alias Rwabugiri a resident of Kibunda cell, Nyakeina parish, Buyanja sub county in Rukungiri district.

It is said that Batabaire was milking his cows together with his grandson Victor Ahimbisibwe at around 6AM when the assailants attacked him with sharp and blant objects and cut him on the hind head.

According to Maate, it’s from here that he fell down and died instantly.

Ahimbisibwe then rushed and reported to Kananura James a retired teacher and resident of the same address who in turn reported to Buyanja police post and the case was recorded under Reference number SD ref 07/08/05/2021.

Police from Rukungiri Central Police station was later informed, visited the scene and took the body to Rwakabengo health centre III mortuary for postmortem.

The case of murder by cutting was registered at Rukungiri Central Police station on reference number CRB 887/2021.