Police in Bushenyi District are investigating
circumstances under which a Boda Boda cyclist was brutally murdered and his
body dumped in a forest.
Baryomunsi Tumwebaze, 40, a resident of
Kashenshero town council in Mitooma district was today morning found, dumped in a eucalyptus forest at Katungu cell, Nyakabarizi division near Bushenyi town by a
group of casual workers who had gone to cut trees.
The body of the deceased who was operating his
Boda Boda business at Mogas stage in Bushenyi Town was found, apparently strangled to death
with his motorcycle reg. number UEV 325G taken.
Innocent Tumwebaze, chairperson of Mogas Stage
Boda Boda said that the deceased was last seen yesterday evening at around 7 pm
at the stage but were surprised to hear that he was found killed and dumped in
The Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department Bushenyi Benon Kivengyere says
investigations in the murder have commenced.
He also appealed to the Boda Boda cyclists to
obey the curfew guidelines, with another three Boda Boda riders have been
murdered past curfew time in one month.
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Benard Agumeneitwe, a resident of Nyabwiina
cell, Kiyaga parish, Bumbaire Sub County was last month hit with metal on the
head in Kanyamabona and assailants took off with his motorcycle.
Another rider Brian Kalule, a resident
of Nyamiko was found lying dead at Kakoma along Kabagarame Road and the other who
was not identified were also found dead.
Martial Tumusiime says that since the outbreak
of the Covid Pandemic, Boda Boda murders had reduced until recently when the riders have
started defying the curfew.
Tumwebaze admits that they have
defied the curfew time because of the hard conditions of living.