Two netted over murder of Rukungiri coffee trader


RUKUNGIRI– The Police in Rukungiri District have arrested two men in connection with the murder of a coffee businessman in Bikurungu Town Council.

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate identified the deceased as Byamukama Amos a resident of Nyakatunguru Village in Western Ward of Bikurungu Town Council in Rukungiri District.

Maate said that the case of murder was on Saturday reported at Bikurungu Police Station by Begura James after the body of Byamukama who went missing on Wednesday 24th November 2021, was discovered in nearby bushes near his home.

Maate said that that the two suspects he did not name were arrested after one of them is said to have threatened the deceased that he would harm him if he did not stop sleeping with his wife.

Maate said that the scene of crime was visited, postmortem examination was done and case registered at Rukungiri Central Police Station under reference number CRB 1574/2021 to help in investigations.