Moses Magondo, a resident of the village, says that residents who were going to the garden in the morning discovered the lifeless body.
have killed another person bringing to 28, the number killed in unexplained
murders in the Greater Masaka region. The latest victim is 85-year-old Vincent
Lusindi, a resident of Mpumudde village, Lyakibirizi parish in Kyazanga sub
county Lwengo district.
Residents found his
lifeless body lying outside his house this morning with machete wounds. Moses
Magondo, a resident of the village, says that residents who were going to the
garden in the morning discovered the lifeless body.
He says that the
assailants accessed the deceased’s house using the back door, which residents
found broken. “He stays with people in the house who are however sometimes away,
which could have given the assailant an opportunity to attack,” he said.
The incident comes
amidst heightened security deployment in the area in response to the persistent
killings. Paul Nkore, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Commander indicates
that their forensic teams are examining the body to obtain clues that can lead to
He says their joint security task force has called in more
personnel to reinforce their deployments such that they can secure the area
from the murderers.