By Felix Tumwesigye
A Kabale based business man was last evening kidnapped by unknown assailants, murdered and his body dumped along Kabale Katuna highway in Kazigizigi cell Kitumba Sub County.
The deceased has been identified as Paddy Amanya a resident of Bugongi Northern division Kabale municipality and ran a retail shop behind Centenary Bank next to Kigezi Dairy Cooperative Society in Kabale town.
According to the deceased’s wife Anna Tumushabe, Amanya came home from work at around 4pm, picked money amounting to 1.5 million shillings which he said was for one of their saving association member only identified as Barbra.
She added that Amanya however returned home a few moments later while bringing back their children from school and it was since then that he never returned back and all his known phones were switched off.
Tumushabe added that after waiting for his husband’s return the whole night in vain, she woke up at 6am today to report a case of a missing person at Kabale main police.
She however said that as she reported the matter at Police, a certain police officer at the station told her that some unidentified person was last night found by night police patrol team strangled in Kitumba and his body was taken to Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary for postmortem and on showing her the photos, she discovered it was his missing husband.
Kabale district police commander Brian Ampaire confirms the incident but revealed that he could not reveal more details as the matter was still being investigated.