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Body Of Missing Masaka Pineapple Trader Found In Kyotera

The body was discovered on Thursday by residents of Kibutamu village. Ssembuuze, a resident of Kitiiti village in Kyanamukaaka sub-county, Masaka district went missing Wednesday while returning from Kyotera.

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The body of Abel Ssembuuze, 28, a pineapple trader in Masaka has been was found in Kyotera District.

The body was discovered on Thursday by residents of Kibutamu village. Ssembuuze, a resident of Kitiiti village in Kyanamukaaka sub-county, Masaka district went missing Wednesday while returning from Kyotera.

His family members got concerned when he did not return home that very night and his phone had been switched off.

According to residents, the trader was waylaid by unknown assailants who strangled him to death and hid his body in the bush. The assailants later took his motorcycle and an unknown sum of money.

Isma Ssentongo, one of the residents, suspects that Ssembuuze must have picked unknown people on the way back home who turned against him. He adds that they found a pile of polythene bags near his body. 

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Police detectives led by Emmanuel Tumukunde took the body to Kalisizo hospital mortuary for a postmortem as investigations into the incident continue. 

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