Crime

Boda Boda rider murdered in cold blood in Rukungiri

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson (File Photo)

RUKUNGIRI DISTRICT Police in Rukungiri district is investigating the death of a 30-year-old was a bodaboda rider who is believed to have been murdered over unclear circumstances.

The deceased identified as Aryatunga Junior was a resident of Kyamurari 2 village, Kigaga parish in Nyakagyeme sub-county Rukungiri district.

According to Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, Aryatunga on 30th July 2021 at around 4pm returned home and handed over his motorcycle to his mother, and moved to the nearby Kyamurari trading center where he was cited socializing with yet to be identified friends but never returned home again.

The Informer UG reports that the mother, Bazimbwa Jasper, says she waited for Aryatunga but in vein until on Saturday morning at around 7Am when his body was discovered dead in the compound of their elder brother’s newly constructed home Ahereza Brian 32, a businessman of the same address who reported the matter to police.

The area police led by D/ASP Nasuuna Harriet and team visited the scene and the Police doctor examined the body before handing it over to the relatives for burial.

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Maate stresses that inquiries have already commenced and two people who were last seen with the deceased have been arrested for questioning.

The case of murder by assault has been registered at Rukungiri Central Police Station under reference number CRB 1175/2021.


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