Crime Education

Police Investigates Death of Rwampara Man

By Scovia Kansiime

Police in Rwampara district is investigating the circumstances under which 18-year man was murdered Samson Kasasira the Rwizi region police spokesperson identified the deceased as Bernard Tumwehe a resident of Kyatoko village Mwizi Sub County-Rwampara district.

Kasasira says that they were police was tipped by the locals who found his body beheaded (by cutting) alongside the road by unknown people.

He revealed that the motive of the assailants has not been established and the Postmortem was carried out at the scene and body handed over to the family for burial as inquiries into the murder continue.
Godfrey Sunday the local council three chairperson for Mwizi sub county says that the murder comes after warning letters were dropped in the area threatening to have some locals killed and their blood collect for suspected ritual purposes.
He says that the deceased had his blood collected by the Assailants and that the locals are living in fear. Rwizi regional police spokesperson Carolyn Okoth told our reporter that the locals are scared but called for calm saying that the police is already on the ground investigating the matter and trying to get leads that can lead them to the assailants.

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