27 Year old man brutally murdered in Rukiga over woman

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Police officers at the crime scene in one of the Crime Scene in Uganda- Courtesy photo

NEWS– The Police in Rukiga are investigating circumstances under which a 27 years old man was murdered.

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate identified the deceased as Anthony Niwasasira a resident of Nyakabungo cell Nyakasiru Parish in Bukinda Sub County in Rukiga district.

Maate told journalists today afternoon that it’s alleged that the deceased was last seen on Sunday evening drinking from a certain bar in Nyakasiru Trading Centre and there after he picked a quarrel with one Boaz who was also drinking from the same bar over a woman.

Its reported that later the two were cooled down and they went on with drinking after some time both left the bar and took different directions.

Maate explained that yesterday evening, the deceased Niwasasira was discovered lying in a trench of water tunnel by a resident identified as Pamela who informed the LC 1 chairperson of the area Gadi Byaruhanga.

Byaruhanga rushed to the scene and confirmed the incident, he then informed the area Police which notified Rukiga Central Police Station and the homecide team visited by the scene and processed, postmortem was done but suspects have been suspect arrested.

Maate said that a case of murder was registered at Rukiga Central Police Station under reference number CRB 344/2022 to help in further investigations.

Police officers at the crime scene in one of the Crime Scene in Uganda- Courtesy photo