Police hunting for assailants who assaulted a 45 years old to death.


RUKUNGIRI-The territorial police of Rukungiri are hunting for suspects who allegedly assaulted a 45 years old Africano Katungi to death.

The deceased was identified as Africano Katungi a resident of Kakanyenye cell Karuhembe parish Kebisoni Sub county Rukungiri District.

According to Kigezi Region Police spokesperson Elly Maate ,It’s alleged that on the 16/10/22 at about 01:30hrs, Africano left the bar of Kintu John Bosco which is oparated by Kyomuhendo Christine at Mabanga trading center and took the direction of his home at Kakanyenye cell.

However On his way, he was attacked by unknown assailants who assaulted, tied him with a black cloth around the neck and dragged him up to the animal farm of one Kesukule Charles where the body was found.

Maate told reporters that Nabasa Superior resident of Rigyencwa cell, while sleeping, heard a scuffle alongside the road which continued up to the farm behind his home, which prompted him to go and see, only to find a dead body which he rushed to report at Mabanga police.

police visited the Scene was documented and body was taken to Rwakabengo health centre mortuary for postmortem.

Maate says One suspect Tumuranzye Alex  was arrested to assist police in investigations.