Five held for murdering UPDF Officer in Rukungiri
Police in Rukungiri is holding five people for illegally burying a 46-year-old UPDF Officer who was allegedly murdered by unknown people.
The five, who buried the deceased without postmortem results, are all his relatives and they include Nshekanabo Cyprian the Kashegu LC1 chairperson Kyomukama Anna, Kasheija Victor and Nyesiga Seth.
According to the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson, Elly Maate, Rtd. UPDF officer Nabimanya Ambrose(the deceased), who was a resident of Kashegu, Nyakagyeme sub county, Rukungiri District, went missing from his home and was later found dead without one eye, his tongue cut out and private parts missing.
The deceased’s family insisted and buried him in the night, which arose suspicions.
Maate reveals that a concerned resident informed police about the matter, and police visited the scene of crime arresting the suspects.
The suspects are currently detained at Rukungiri police station as investigations into the matter continue.