Ibanda Man Arrested Over Father's Death

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According to Byaruhanga, pupils of Mutukura primary school stumbled on the deceaseds body while going for afternoon lessons.

Ibanda Police are holding a man in connection of his father. The suspect is Herbert Twinobusingye, a resident of Ntanga cell Bwenda Parish Rukiri Sub-county in Ibanda district.

He is wanted in connection to the brutal murder of his 65-year-old father, Ely Museruzi. Museruzi's body was found lying on a footpath on Wednesday with deep cuts on the head. 

Augustine Byaruhanga, the Ntanga LC I, says the late Museruzi was a very peaceful and wonders who could have killed him. According to Byaruhanga, pupils of Mutukura primary school stumbled on the deceased's body while going for afternoon lessons.

Johnbosco Mujimba, the Ibanda District Police Community Liaison Officer, says they picked the deceased's son to help police investigations. He however, didn't specify the role of the son in his father's death. 

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says they have received some clues that will lead them to the murderers.


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For Anthony Kushaba, journalism is not just a job; it is a calling. Kushaba believes journalism is one of the few platforms where the views of the oppressed and margainalised can be heard. This is what his journalism aims to do: bring to light untold stories.

Kushaba is the Mbarara region URN bureau chief. Mitooma, Ntungamo, Bushenyi, Sheema, Isingiro, and Kiruhura districts fall under his docket. Kushaba has been a URN staff member since 2012.

Kushaba is a journalism graduate from Uganda Christian University Study Centre at Bishop Barham College in Kabale. Before joining URN, Kushaba worked with Voice of Kigezi (2008), Bushenyi FM (2010) and later on to Voice of Muhabura.

Kushaba's journalism interests centre on conflict, peace and electoral reporting. Kushaba occasionally writes on tourism, health, religion and education. He describes himself as highly driven and will pursue a tip until it yields a story.