Police in Rukungiri is hunting for assailants who allegedly murdered Eva Tukamuhabwa 50 a resident of Katungu village Kigaga ward Southern division Rukungiri municipality.

According to Elly Maate the Kigezi region police spokesman, unknown assailants broke into the deceased’s house, on Friday night tied her neck and hands and strangled her to death for unknown reasons.

In the morning of the 10/9/ 2022 at around 0930hrs, the closest neighbor and sister in law to the deceased one Adrine Gumisiriza noticed her door and window open,with out any sign of activity

On checking, her lifeless body was found in the bedroom near the bed tied with a piece of cloth.

Adrine informed her husband Bernard Gumisiriza who reported the matter to Rukungiri CPS.

The scene of crime was visited and documented by the DCID/O and team, the police sniffer dog was introduced to the scene of crime, and during the tracking, it led officers to a room in the boys quarters where one Birungi, a casual labourer hailing from Rugyeyo town council in Kanungu district working at the home of Bernard Gumisiriza, was residing.

Maate says Birungi had already fled the village to an unknown destination.

The body was conveyed to Rwakabengo health center III for Postmortem to ascertain the actual cause of the death.

Inquiries are underway.


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