The Police in Rukungiri are hunting for people who arrested a solar panel thief suspect and beat him to death.
Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate identified the deceased as Niwamanya Deus a resident of Bisiika, in Bwanda parish in Buhunga Sub County.
Maate said that the incident took place yesterday evening , Feb 27th 2020 , when Niwamanya was found with a stolen solar panel which was suspected to be stolen since he could not explain how he got it.
He was subsequently beaten by one Yusuf and other people who left him for the dead and went into hiding, but the Police have instituted a manhunt for the suspects.
“Our Police officers led by Detective Assistant Inspector of Police Jeremiah Kabagambe visited the scene and took the body to Rwakabengo Health Center 3 for a Postmortem report to be carried out”. Maate said.
The case of Murder by Assault has been registered at Rukungiri Police Station under reference number CRB 411/2020 to help in investigations.