6 people arrested in connection with 40 year old woman’s murder

Posted: 2020-11-02T10:17:07Z
6 people arrested in connection with 40 year old woman’s murder

Police in Rukungiri district are investigating the murder of one Komugisha Jenerous a 40 year old resident of Rwega cell, Bwanda Parish Buhunga subcounty.

Elly Maate the Kigezi regional police spokesperson says that the deceased was staying alone in the house. On Sunday 01/11/2020 around 14:50 hours, the OC Buhunga police station got information from an informant that there is a person in Rwega cell who was killed and the relatives were quickly arranging burial without reporting. 

The OC AIP Twinomugisha Stephen rushed to the scene, physically looked at the body and saw bruises around the face and chest, which raised his suspicion that she was killed. 

He informed the station about the incident and a team of other officers responded. While at the scene, it was established that the relatives learnt of her death around 0730hrs and didn't report but rushed for her burial without a postmortem report. 

Six suspects; Bamporwari David, Tushabe Annet, Twijukye Jane, Turyahabwe Peace, Muhumuza Alex and Kahuruza posiano have been arrested.

The body has since been taken to Rwakabengo health center III for postmortem and the six people who were involved were arrested for questioning.