Police search for assailants who raped, murdered 28 year old woman in Kibaale

Posted: 2021-02-18T12:52:49Z
Police search for assailants who raped, murdered 28 year old woman in Kibaale

Police in Kibaale are investigating circumstances under which a 28-year-old Woman who went missing was found dead.  


Judith Kansiime, a resident of Kicunda village Kicunda parish in Kasimbi Sub county went missing from their home on February 16, 2021. Area residents mounted a search for her, only to discover her lifeless body lying in a nearby bush in the same village on Thursday Morning. 


The body was discovered by the locals who later alerted the Local Council officials and called Kibaale police who immediately swung into action and picked the body on Thursday Morning. 


Kansiimwe’s remains are currently lying at Kibaale Health Center IV Mortuary pending post mortem.  


The Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza, says one suspect has been arrested to help police with investigations. The suspect is Gestephas Nkuuna, the former boy friend to the deceased. 


Hakiza revealed that Preliminary police investigations show that the deceased was first raped before she was strangled to death.


Her body had bruises in the neck, chest, face, head, both legs and in the private parts according to police. The suspect is currently being detained at Kibaale Central Police station pending interrogations.