Witchdoctor fails to solve client’s problems, kills him
By Racheal Nuwahereza
Police in Rukungiri has recovered the body of a businessman who had gone missing from a swamp.
The deceased identified as Sulaiman Mutabazi, (57) a businessman and resident of Omukagoro village, Bwambara parish, Bwambara Sub-county, Rukungiri district is said to have gone missing after misunderstandings with a witch doctor identified as Mugisha Sulaiman.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi regional police spokesperson said on 19th April, 2022, Mutabazi was seen entering the home of Mugisha, who is alleged to be a witch doctor.
Mutabazi is said to have accused Mugisha of failing to solve his problems before he went missing.
On 24th of April 2022, Buseni Kakuru, his son reported his father’s disappearance to Rwenshama police post.
Following the incident, five suspects were arrested in connection with the disappearance of Mutabazai, including Mugisha Sulaiman, the witch doctor as the main suspect, Shadia Kesande (25) Emily Kyomugisha (17), Silvan Barisigara (32) and Ramadhan Mugisha (17), all residents of Rwebinyonyi village to aid with investigations.
Upon interrogations, Mugisha, the witch doctor revealed the actual whereabouts of the victim.
Police visited the scene and retrieved the body from Rweshama swamp.
The deceased’s body was taken to Rwakabengo Health Centre III for postmortem.