He says preliminary investigations show that the deceased had withdrawn money to the tune of 8 million shillings for use in the field to buy tealeaves but was hijacked using a yet to be identified car.
Police are investigating the murder of a 38-year-old man whose body was found
dumped along Kashozi road in Nyabubare sub county Bushenyi district.
has been identified as Vereliano Mukorozi a
resident of Kitojo, in Kakanju Sub county and a business man dealing in green tea
Martial Tumusiime, the
greater Bushenyi region police spokesman, confirmed the murder, noting that the
deceased was this morning seen at Kyamuhunga People's Sacco.
He says preliminary investigations
show that the deceased had withdrawn money to the tune of 8million shillings for use in the field to
buy tea leaves but was hijacked using a yet to be identified car.
“His body was found
with black marks on the neck, an indicator that the deceased was strangled to
death using a rope”. He said.
person suspected to be behind the act has been arrested to assist police with
“We have arrested one
person, I am not giving his details because we are still investigating and we don’t want
to jeopardise our investigations”
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Jerome Omucundezi, a friend
to the deceased said he was shocked by the demise of his business partner.
He says the deceased
who owns a company dealing in buying tea leaves for tea factories had many
“In this business of ousr
we have very many competitors, and my friend has been doing well so I suspect
his competitors have done this”, Omucundezi said.