Police Investigate Murder of Kidnapped Man

1078 Views Kamwenge, Uganda
Police in Kamwenge are investigating the circumstances under which a 68-year-old man was kidnapped and murdered on Christmas day. Mwanga Kyaligonza, the criminal investigations officer, says that George Tereraho, was kidnapped from Rwenjaza trading centre, by a group of armed uniformed men. The men dumped him into their car and sped away from the trading center. Tereraho was however found murdered and his body dumped at Kyabadaza in Mpigi district. The motive of the murder is not yet clear. In Hoima, police there have arrested Joseph Wanda for murdering his father. Wanda, a resident of Kigwango Village in Buhimba Sub County, killed Veso Otuma after a misunderstanding that that resulted into a fierce fight. Otuma died shortly after of excessive bleeding from his wounds. Wanda later buried the body secretly, but some residents alerted the police leading into his arrest. David Kauta, the criminal investigations officer, says the body may be exhumed for postmortem.


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