Agnes Kyokusiima a resident says they had accepted the first verbal report but to their surprise, they found the clothes of the deceased covered in blood, which proves that he was murdered. She wants the doctor behind the report penalized for issuing a false report.
of Kyambuzi Village in Kichwamba Sub County Rubirizi district have declined to
bury one of their own believed to have been murdered by his wife and Children
and rejected the postmortem report.
Residents allege that Night Imelda 50 connived
with her children and killed her husband Emmanuel Kiiza 56 and dumped his body
in the compound. They filed a report to police indicating that Kiiza had died
of excessive alcohol.
say that an unidentified person informed them verbally that Kiiza had died of
excessive alcohol consumption and that a written copy from Kitagata hospital
would be delivered later. However, residents lost their cool when they found a
jerrycan containing blood and a blood-stained mattress and a pair of trousers in
the banana plantations shortly before the deceased’s burial.
The residents rampaged and torched
the suspect’s home, banana
plantation and livestock demanding an autopsy report. They took the body to Kilembe
Hospital for another examination, which confirmed that Kiiza was murdered.
Agnes Kyokusiima a resident says they had
accepted the first verbal report but to their surprise, they found the clothes
of the deceased covered in blood, which proves that he was murdered. She wants
the doctor behind the report penalized for issuing a false report.
//Cue in: “kubamutweire report erikuruga…
out: …bukahwa omu Uganda.”//
Denis Musiime, the LC I Chairperson of Kyambuzi
village, says that they were very calm until the police took the body for
postmortem and brought a false report.
//Cue in: “abo rikureeba aha…
out: …kubi abantu aba.”//
Wilbert Tindyebwa, a resident says that the
suspects collected the deceased’s blood creating suspicion that they wanted it
for ritual sacrifice. He faults the doctor who issued the first report for
pocketing a bribe to falsify his death.
//Cue in: “kati oyo doctor…
Cue out: …ndowoza mukirabye.”//
Emmanuel Guma, a catechist in Bushonga centre
says the deceased’s wife had previously approached him for advice and counselling
on domestic violence in her home. Brodz Kazoora, the LC III Chairperson of
Kichwamba Sub County also wants the doctor to be penalized for giving the wrong
//Cue in: “dpc arugemu agende…
out: …omu gavumenti agyende.”//
He says it is unfortunate that he had planned to
invite the husband who is now deceased for talks over domestic violence. Martial
Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi Police Spokesperson, says that have commenced
investigations into the false autopsy report.
He says they have allowed the
residents to bury the deceased while Night Imelda will stay in custody as they
are looking for his accomplices.