Police in Katuna Town council, Kabale District is investigating circumstances under which a Rwandan national was killed in Rwanda, near the Uganda /Rwanda border later his body dumped on Ugandan soils.
Dusabimana Theoneste, 52, male adult from Gicumbi District in Rwanda was heard screaming on Sunday evening in Rwanda, later a body was found in Rushaki village Katuna town council, Kabale district.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson has confirmed the development.
“Its alleged that last night the deceased was heard making an alarm from the side of Rwanda and today morning 30/08/2021 at around 08:00 hrs the deceased’s body was found in Rushaki village, Karujanga ward in Katuna town council,” Maate said.
The deceased had deep cut wounds around his head and had a national identity card of Rwanda in his pockets.
“Police officers from Kabale responded to the scene with police surgeon, Photos were taken covering the scene, sketch plan drawn, postmortem was done, statements were recorded and the body was taken to Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary awaiting further necessary action,“ Maate added.
He further noted that arrangements will be made to have the body of a Rwandan national handed over to Rwandan authorities as soon as possible.
This case has been registered d at Kabale police under file number Kabale CRB 743/2021.
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