Police investigates death of 53-year-old man 

Posted: 2019-08-16T15:34:45Z
Police investigates death of 53-year-old man 

Police has recovered a body of a man who was murdered and dumped along the Hoima-Butiaba road, Hoima District. 

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson identified the deceased as Zakariya Kaliga 53, a resident of Kito Village Wampewo Parish Nangabo sub-county, Kyadondo county Wakiso district.   

According to Hakiza, Kaliga‘s body was found dumped by the roadside in Kitoba village Kitoba Sub County Hoima district on Friday.

The body was found by passers-by who reported the matter to police. Hakiza says the deceased is suspected to have been strangled to death by unidentified assailants.

Police was able to identify him from his National Identity Card from his pocket, adding that at the time the police rushed to pick his body, his right hand had been broken. 

Police has since launched investigations to ascertain circumstances surrounding the death of the deceased.