Police investigate the death of a Rukungiri man.

By APN Reporter


The territorial police of Rukungiri are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of 56-year-old Gaudesia Bahangirire, a resident of Rwamarengye village, Rwamugoma parish, Ruhinda sub-county, Rukungiri district.

Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate told our reporter that it’s alleged that the deceased has been a caretaker at the home of one Murumba Maria, and on May 15, 2023, at around 1900 hrs, she was scene at Katugunda trading center (kikona stage), where she mentioned before that she had gone to buy egg plants.

Towards 20:00 hrs, she was seen leaving the trading center with out the eggplants and later found seated at an appropriate distance of about 300m on the murram road from Kikona stage towards Omukagashe trading center by one Gilbert, a boda rider.

On May 16, 2023, at around 07:00 hrs., passersby found her lifeless body alongside the road.

The bystander alerted the area chairperson, one Tiberondwa Sharif, who reported to Ruhinda police station.

Maate adds that the crime scene was visited, examined, and documented, and the body was conveyed to Rwakabengo Health Center III Mortuary for postmortem.