Police in Ibanda is investigating circumstances under which unknown assailants beheaded a yet to be identified female adult before dumping her torso at Mile 58 along Ibanda-Kamwenge road.
According to ASP Samson kasasira the Rwizi region police spokesperson the decomposing body of the deceased was discovered by children who were collecting firewood on 20th,Jan,2023 at around 1900 hours in Rwebirago cell,Kashozi Parish, Ishongororo sub county, Ibanda district who later Informed authorities that alerted police.
Kasasira says polices’ homicide team,scene of crime officer and canine accessed the scene , documented it,and found out that the deceased was brutally murdered from somewhere and later dumped in the area a few days ago since the body was found in decomposing state ,beheaded with the head missing at the scene.
He adds that the body of the deceased was retrieved and taken to Ruhoko health centre IV mortuary pending postmortem as inquiries into the matter continue.
The Police spokesperson now calls on members of the public that might have a missing person to check with police to identify the deceased.