The police in Rukungiri are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire that destroyed a resident’s home in Rugando village, Nyakinengo parish, Nyakagyeme sub-county, Rukungiri district, resulting in the loss of all the property.
According to Godson Mubagizi, the chairperson of Nyakagyeme sub-county, the house belonged to Benard Ahimbisibwe, who was the sole occupant at the time of the fire. Ahimbisibwe had momentarily left his house to retrieve his phone, which was being charged.
Mubagizi added that the source of the fire remains unknown, but the homeowner promptly reported the incident to the police to provide a statement and seek assistance in further investigating the fire that completely consumed Ahimbisibwe’s residence.
Our attempts to contact Ahimbisibwe for a comment were unsuccessful as his known contact was unavailable at the time of reporting this story.