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Missing Rukungiri Woman Found Gang raped, Dead

Elly Maate, the Kigezi region Police spokesperson saysTushemereirwe’s body was found lying naked with many bruises on the thighs and private parts, raising suspicion that she was gang raped before she was killed. He says they have arrested John Nkorenta, a casual laborer who was seen accompanying Tushemereirwe on Friday night for questioning.
13 Jan 2020 15:36

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A woman in Rukungiri district who went missing on Friday last week has been found dead. 

35-year-old Lydia Tushemereirwe, a resident of Rwakabengo village in Rwakabengo ward in Southern division in Rukungiri Municipality disappeared when she left home for a social hour.

The Rukungiri District Police Commander, Moses Nanoka, says this triggered suspicion among family members, which prompted them to notify police. 

They started searching for Tushemereirwe and found her body in Margret Bandeete’s banana plantation on Sunday.  

Elly Maate, the Kigezi region Police spokesperson saysTushemereirwe’s body was found lying naked with many bruises on the thighs and private parts, raising suspicion that she was gang raped before she was killed. 

He says they have arrested John Nkorenta, a casual laborer who was seen accompanying Tushemereirwe on Friday night for questioning.    

Maate says that the deceased’s body is lying at Rwakabengo Health Centre III for postmortem.

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Police has opened inquiries under CRB 085/2020. The incident comes barely two days after an eight-year-old girl, Dylan Kirabo from Luwafu in Makindye Division in Kampala was found dead.

Kirabo went missing on Thursday last week when she went to buy spices from a shop, about 20 meters from her grandmother’s home.

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