Three arrested in connection with Rukiga murder


RUKIGA– The Police in Rukiga district have arrested three people to help in connection with the murder of a 50 year old man.

Elly Maate identified the deceased as Kikyonjo Aggrey a resident of Rwampazi village, Ibumba Parish, Rwamucucu Sub County in Rukiga District.

The case of murder was reported by Edmond Turihabwe 39, and the Rwampazi village Chairperson on Monday at about 07:00am.

It’s alleged that the deceased was earlier drinking from the bar of One Kenneth together with others until he became drunk at around 7:30 PM. From here according to information obtained by Police, he was escorted to his home by a resident commonly known as Kaboy who later came back in the same drinking place and informed the people that the deceased has safely reached home.

Maate said that upon preliminary investigations done by police, it was discovered that Kaboy did not lead the deceased up to his home as confirmed by the daughter Ninshaba Unity instead deceased’s body was discovered lying in the veranda of the house just in a pool of blood at around 6Am.

Maate further said that a team of homicide led by D/ASP Mbahimba William the Rukiga District OCCID visited the scene, did the post-mortem and three suspects arrested to help in investigations.

The case of murder was registered at Rukiga police station under reference number CRB 496/2021.