Rukungiri man succumbs to a brawl

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Rukungiri man succumbs to a brawl
Resident looking on as Police van takes the suspect from the Crime scene

RUKUNGIRI- The Police in Rukungiri District are investigating circumstances under which a 36 year old man died.

The deceased is Felix Tugineyo, a resident of Kiina cell, Nyarugando parish, Nyakishenyi Sub County in Rukungiri district.

It’s alleged that in the night of 16th October 2020, the deceased went for burial at the home of Edson Asimwe in Kagando village, Bugyera parish in Buyanja Sub County and while there, he picked a quarrel with an area resident only identified as Emmanuel on unjustified issues.

According to Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police spokesman, Emmanuel boxed Tugineyo in the stomach and sustained a lot of pain.

He was moved from the scene by his sister and later taken to his home in Kiina village on Saturday.

“This is where the situation worsened and Tugineyo died on Saturday night at around 9pm” IP Maate told the press.

By press time, the deceased’s body was at Rwakabengo Health centre III mortuary pending Postmortem as Police mounts hunt for the suspect who is on the run vide CRB 1907/2020.

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