Trouble; Suspect hangs himself in police cells

Posted: 2020-11-16T14:43:26Z Read: 632 times
Trouble; Suspect hangs himself in police cells

Officers at Kebison police station in Rukungiri were left in shock when a man that was detained for domestic violence hanged himself in a police cell.


The deceased has been identified as Mugarura didas a 30 year old resident of Kinyamahwa village Kahoko parish Nyakagyeme s/c Rukungiri district.


Elly Maate the Kigezi regional spokesperson says the deceased had long standing domestic issues with his wife one Ainembabazi Anitah aged 20 years. Ainembabazi decided to report the matter to Kebisoni Police station.


On Sunday evening at around 1900 hours police sited the accused around Kebison town and arrested him for interrogation, their after he was searched and detained.


However, Maate says that at around 23:00 hrs of the night, one no 029 Spc Muyambi Pius a cells guard went to check on him in custody and found him hanging with his shirt dead. 
He immediately notified the OC station Kebison one ASP Amoding Esther who also notified the main station and a case of suicide was opened. 


DPC, OC CID, magistrate grade one her worship Hamidah with Regional surgeon Kigezi Dr Asp Odurusi Daniel among others visited the scene. Postmortem was also done and body handed over to the relatives for burial. 


Inquiries into the matter are ongoing.