KAMPALA- The Police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which a UPDF soldier who went missing from his house on Tuesday 14th July was 3 days later yet found dead in his house with his body parts missing.
Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed that Rtd RA 173482 Lance Corporal Nabimanya Ambrose a resident of Kashegu village in Kahoko Parish in Nyakagyeme Sub County was on July 17th 2020 discovered lying dead in his house.
Maate said that although, the body of Nabimanya was found with some body parts missing some of his relatives insisted on burying him without informing the Police.
“The body was found with private parts missing, one eye plucked out and the tongue cut out” Maate explained.
The body was first seen by Kashaija Victor who reported to the LC 1 Chairman Nshekanabo Cypriano and family members immediately gathered.
It’s reported that the family members who gathered and included, Bigambomwe Noah who checked the body, Kyomukama Anne, Kashaija Victor and Nyesiga Sezi insisted that the body be buried at night without carrying a postmortem report.
However one of the residents informed the Police about the matter who arrived and promptly arrested 4 family members and the area LC 1 Chairman Cypriano Nshekanabo and took them to Rukungiri to make a statement.
Maate said that the LC 1 Chairman was arrested alongside the family members because he failed to report the matter to the Police in time and allowed the burial to proceed.
Maate has said that investigation will continue under reference number CRB 1333/2020 which was registered at Rukungiri Central Police Station to help in investigations.
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