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NEWS– The Police in Kabale District are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of an unidentified male adult.

ASP Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson told the press that a case was reported by Wilson Turinawe 49, the chairperson Makanga cell, Butobere ward in Central division, Kabale Municipality.

Maate asserts that on 21st September 2022 at around 10am, Orikiriza James and his brothers, while heading to cut logs from their eucalyptus tree plantation, they found a beheaded male adult body of unknown person along the way and immediately informed the chairperson who in turn alerted the Police. 

ASP Maate adds that a case of murder by unknown was registered, scene visited, documented and body taken to Kabale Hospital mortuary for postmortem examination.

According to him, the Canine team visited the scene, made a track but didn’t succeed in discovering the missing parts and identification of the suspects.

The body was searched but no documents were recovered for identification of the said deceased according to Police.

Maate now calls on whoever that could be missing their dear one to visit the mortuary so that he is identified and taken for burial adding that if anyone has info that can lead to the arrest of suspects to volunteer it so that are bring to book.

Maate stresses that inquiries still at hand and a case of murder has been registered at Kabale Central Police Station under reference number CRB 673/2022.