57 year old woman strangled to death in Sheema
Police in Sheema district are hunting for unknown assailants who allegedly strangled a 57 year old woman to death.
Martial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi region police spokesperson confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Kajungu Jane, a resident of Kigimbi cell, Nyanga ward, Sheema central division in Sheema district.
Mzee William Kajungu, the father to the deceased alleges that after having supper at around 9:00pm, he left the deceased in the sitting room watching television and went to sleep and at around 11:00pm, Kajungu woke up and found the television on and the deceased was not in the sitting room.
Kajungu added that he thought the deceased had gone to sleep since the door to the house was locked. He switched off the lights and the TV and he also entered his bedroom to sleep.
Tumusiime revealed that during morning hours on Sunday, Kajungu found the deceased was not in her bedroom, a search was mounted and the body of the deceased was found lying in a trench of water in their banana plantation around 70 metres away from their main house.
Tumisiime also noted that police found both hands of the deceased were tied from her back with dry banana fibres and a piece of cloth tied firmly on the mouth of the deceased.
By press time, no arrest had been done yet.