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Ntoroko District NRM Acting Chairperson Murdered, Body Found in Ibanda District

The deceased was the National Resistance Movement publicity secretary for the party, he had replaced the NRM party chairperson Vincent Mugume,who had been murdered in similar circumstances from his home district in November 2019.
The deceased NRM Acting party Chairperson Jespherson Ahebwa Kabagambe.


There is a sombre mood in Ntoroko district after the breaking of sad news of the murder of the Ntoroko district acting NRM chairperson, Jepherson Kabagambe Aheebwa.

According to the latest information from RDC Meshach Ruhaga Kawamara, the deceased went to Fort Portal with a colleague  last evening, and they went to a bank where the deceased’s friend used an ATM machine  leaving Kabagambe outside the bank but on coming out of the ATM booth, tried to locate the deceased in vain.

He attempted calling him, but Kabagambe told him that he had got a lift from down town in Kisenyi Fort portal and he was heading to Karugutu town council in Ntoroko district.

However, in half an hours’ time the deceased called his colleague notifying him that he was in dire need of two million shillings and he needed the amount immediately, when he tried to ask him his location the phone went silent.

The relatives of the deceased attempted to wait for Kabagambe to return home in vain, but they proceeded to police to make a report of a missing person, and started mounting a search.

It was thus with great shock this afternoon when the district learnt through social media platforms of viral pictures of the deceased, whose body was found in Ibanda district.

Lameck Kigozi the Rwenzori West region police commander said he had heard information that he has not yet digestedi. He referred URN  to the regional police spokesperson for more details.

When URN contacted the Rwenzori West region spokesperson Twesige Vincent, he said he had not gathered facts about the deceased.

About the deceased The deceased was the National Resistance Movement publicity secretary at the district. He had replaced the NRM party chairperson Vincent Mugume a resident of Kanara sub county who had been murdered in similar circumstances in November 2019. 

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