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Rukungiri man beats mother’s lover to death.

By Racheal Nuwahereza

The Police in Rukungiri district are hunting for a man for the alleged murder of a 38 year old man identified as Alex Gumoshabe for having an affair with his mother 5 months after his father’s death.

SP Musa Tibakirana, the Rukungiri District Police Commander confirmed the incident saying that the deceased is a resident of Rwakiriba Village, Kashaayo Parish, Bugangari Sub-county, Rujumbura County in Rukungiri district.

The widow identified as Emily Kyomugisha is said to have hosted her lover(the deceased) around 11:00pm on 15th April 2022 which annoyed one of her sons, Tofayo Turinawe who then picked a piece of timber and started beating the deceased and his widowed mother.

Whereas the widow managed to escape, Tofayo beat the deceased into coma and left him for dead. He was found and picked by residents the following morning and taken to Karoli Lwanga Hospital Nyakibaale where he died on arrival.      

A team led by DCID/O, CIO, SOCO and other security personnel visited the scene where the angry residents had demolished Kyomugisha’s home and all the family members had fled the Village, recorded statements from some witnesses and that efforts to trace the suspect are underway.

According to the Police report, the body of the deceased was by press time at Karoli Lwanga hospital Nyakibale pending Post mortem examination to establish the actual cause of his death.

The case of murder by assault has been recorded at Rukungiri CPS vide registration number CRB 300/22.

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