NEWS– The Police in Rukungiri have recovered the body of one Sulaiman Mutabazi 57 years who had gone missing following misunderstandings with a witch doctor one Sulaiman Mugisha.
According to IP Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson the deceased’s body was recovered late on the 28th April 2022 from Rweshama swamp by police being led by Mugisha Sulaiman the main suspect.
IP Maate revealed that the victim who was a business man of Omukagoro village, Bwambara parish, Bwambara sub-county in Rukungiri district allegedly used to move to the home of the suspect at Rwebinyonyi village, Rwenshama Parish, Bwambara Sub-county for witchcraft and had always been seen naked smoking a pipe “emindi” together at his place near the Muram road leading to the the landing site.
He added that on the 19th April 2022 at around 8:30pm, the victim was seen entering the same place with his motorcycle and later was heard complaining and quarreling with Mugisha of the money he had spent but no solution to his increasing problems.
At around 2:00am of 20th April 2022, two motorcycles were heard leaving that home and since then the victim disappeared.
The police spokesperson stressed that on the 24th April 2022, one Kakuru Buseni reported the disappearance of the father at Rwenshama Police station and Rukungiri CPS was accordingly notified.
A team headed by the OC Station one IP Elias Muhairwe moved on ground and Mugisha Sulaiman the main suspect plus his other family members who included Shadia Kesande aged 25 years, Emily Kyomugisha aged 17 years, Silvan Barisigara aged 32 years and Ramadhan Mugisha aged 17 years all of Rwebinyonyi village were arrested as they tried to flee the village.
Maate said that on interrogations, the actual where a bouts of the victim was revealed, the scene visited, body retrieved and was taken to Rwakabengo Health Center III for postmortem examination.