Suspected cattle thief commits suicide

By APN Reporter

A 23-year-old man in Rubanda district has ended his life by hanging.

The deceased according to Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police spokesperson has been identified as Isaac Taremwa a resident of Nyamiyaga cell, Bigungiro parish, Nyamweru Sub County in Rubanda District.

Taremwa, a son to Korinakwe Parison and Kesiime Emily was on Friday morning at around 8 AM found hanging on an avocado tree, besides his father’s residential house.

The suspected cause of death was due to the fact that the deceased has been a habitual thief and was wanted by police on various charges of stealing cattle according to Maate.

Scene visited by Nyamweru police, postmortem done, body handed over to relatives for burial arrangements.

The case of alleged suicide by hanging has been registered at Nyamweru on Ref number SD 05/12/03/2021