Retired Deputy Assistant Inspector of Police murdered  after withdrawing  5.2 million


The territorial police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which retired D/AIP was strangled to death.

ASP  Elly Maate Kigezi region police spokesperson confirmed the incident to journalist identifying the deceased as  D/AIP Emmanuel Karekaho male adult 61yrs old, a resident of Kyeshoro cell, Nyabitete parish, Buyanja  sub county in the Rukungiri,

The incident happened at  unknown time of 06th July 2023

According to preliminary reports On Thursday the 06th July 2023 at exactly 11:42am, the retired Police officer withdrew money worth 5,200,000= UGX ( Five million and two hundred thousand shillings only) from his account no. 3200340718 of Centenary bank Rukungiri branch and majestically moved out of the banking Hall.

His body was discovered dead later at about 03:30pm, by Magezi Patrick a farm manager to Michael Karekaho who was going back home after work on the Rwakoma cell, Southern ward, Kebisoni town council, Rubabo County in the Rukungiri district

According to the area residents, an unidentified Toyota wish motor vehicle was seen parked at the scene before the body was discovered. 

Magezi Patrick immediately informed his boss who advised him to report to Kebisoni police station of which he did and a case was entered vide SD REF10/06/07/2023 of Kebisoni Police station. 

Rukungiri district central Police Station was notified and they responded in time.

Scene was visited, examined,  documented, a bank withdrawal slip of centenary bank Rukungiri, a Wallet and a  covid 19 document for the year 2021 were recovered on the body and the body was conveyed to Rwakabengo HC 3 for Postmortem. Maate notes Inquiries have commenced.