Kanungu Murder suspect dies in Police cells


The police in Kanungu are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a 43 years old Happy Biryomumisho a resident of Kibalama village Buyondo parish Nyamirama  s/c Kanungu district, who was a suspect  on  murder charges of one Akankunda promise vide Kihihi CRB 211/2023, a resident of the same above address.

According to kigezi Region police spokesperson ASP Elly Maate  It’s alleged that on Friday  at around 6:30pm, while in police custody at Cps Kanungu, Biryomumisho developed a strange disease and collapsed in cells where fellow suspects alerted the cells guard PC Ebu Samuel who immediately informed the officer on duty and was rushed to Kanungu health center 1V for medical treatment and was later pronounced dead at around 8:30pm.

Maate adds that Upon his death, a death inquiry file (DEF) was opened  to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

Body was shifted to the mortuary for postmortem and the area chairperson of his village Kibalama was informed to inform the relatives.Maate says inquires are at hand