Woman killed after being gang raped in Rukungiri
Police in Rukungiri District is investigating a case in which a 35-year-old woman was found murdered and her body dumped in a neighbor’s maize plantation in Rwakabengo A cell, Rwakabengo Ward, Rukungiri Municipality.
The Kigezi Police spokesperson Elly Maate, said that they have reasons to believe that Lydia Tushemereirwe was killed after she was gang-raped as her body was found naked with bruises around the thighs.
Maate said detectives visited the scene of crime before they arrested her lover, a casual laborer, who was last seen with her.
This comes just hours after police in Sironko District also said they were hunting for five men who had allegedly gang raped a 16-year-old pupil.