Police in Rukungiri are searching for a man who burnt his girlfriend to death before disappearing in thin air.
The deceased is a 26-year-old identified as Susan Ayebazibwe a resident of Kitunga village Kabingo Parish Buhunga Sub County in Rukungiri district.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesman says Ayebazibwe was found dead in her rented house in Kebisoni town where she was living with her boyfriend only identified as Amon.
The duo was last seen together on Saturday evening.
Ayebazibwe’s neighbor, a one Mercy Asiimwe went to check on her on Sunday morning but found the door locked and there was no response to her calls, which prompted her to call Amon who came and broke the door.
According to Maate, it was at this point that the residents found Susan burnt and dead and suspected the love bird Amon to have been behind the act since he mysteriously disappeared from the place.
Amon who has a wife in the village, quietly disappeared, prompting the neighbors to believe that he was behind the act.
Efforts are underway to hunt down the suspect who is currently on the run.