A strong odour drew the attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and chest. Residents told URN that their attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results since he is not from their locality.
Residents of Butambula
East village in the Eastern Division of Bugiri Municipality have discovered a decomposing body of an unidentified man in a bush along one of the roads in their area.
A strong odour drew the
attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and
chest. Residents told URN that their
attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results, since he is not from
Asuman Mawazi, a resident says that their area is surrounded by bushes, which
has bred insecurity since they lack streetlights. He asked police to step up
foot patrols in the area to stem the growing insecurity.
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The area LC I
Chairperson, Musa Waigumbulizi, says that they have failed to trace the particulars of
the deceased from their records since they registered all residents with the
aim of promoting neighbourhood watch and stop crime.
According to Waigumbulizi,
he has reached out to local leaders from the neighbouring villages to trace and
find the deceased’s relatives.
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The Busoga East Police spokesperson, Diana Nandawula told URN that a team of
Detectives had visited the scene of crime to ascertain how the deceased met his
death and transfer the body to Bugiri General Hospital mortuary for postmortem.