Rukungiri Police stops burial over drunkard’s mysterious death


RUKUNGIRI– The police in Rukungiri district are investigating the circumstance under which a 42 year old man was found dead.

The deceased is identified as Nabaasa Fred, a resident of kabagahe, Rubanga parish in Buyanja sub county, Rukungiri district.

It is alleged that Nabaasa was on Saturday morning seen in Kagaana trading centre  seeping local brew “waragi” according to Yoramu Kwikiriza one if the area leaders.

Kwikiriza who told this reporter that he met Nabaasa drinking in the morning was later in the day informed that he had died.

As the family and relatives gathered to bid farewell to the deceased on Sunday, Police intervened and grabbed the body from them to the hospital for postmortem.

The Rukungiri District Police Commander Musa Tibakirana confided to the press that they received information that Nabaasa died mysteriously thus a need to take the body for postmortem.

Tibakirana now warns the public against irresponsible drinking that might cost their lives but rather resort to productive ventures that can earn them a living.