Headless Body Found in Luweero

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The body, of a person expected to be in his 20s, was discovered by Mayimuna Namuli, a resident of Kalongomiti zone in Luweero town, who was passing by the plantation belonging to one Enock Mubiru.

Police in Luweero is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a yet to be known man, whose headless body was found in a coffee plantation this morning.

The body, of a person expected to be in his 20's, was discovered by Mayimuna Namuli, a resident of Kalongomiti zone in Luweero town, who was passing by the plantation belonging to one Enock Mubiru.

The body was found naked in a deep pool of blood, according to Namuli, who says that she was reluctant to alert the police for fear of being arrested. However, she, however, shared what she had seen with a friend who later notified the police at around 11 am.
 
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Police Officers commanded by Savannah Regional Police Commander Edward Kyaligonza later arrived at the scene with sniffer dogs that tried to track the killers with no success. Kyaligonza says that the body has been taken to Mulago Hospital Mortuary for post-mortem as police intensify the search for the killers.
 
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Amos Wasswa the LCI Chairman of Kalongomiti zone explains that they have not recorded any case of a missing person in the area. He suspects that the deceased was killed from elsewhere and later dumped in the zone.
 
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 This is the third person to be killed in the area since the beginning of the year. Others are Muhamadi Komakech a security guard at Ssaku S.S in Katikamu Sub County and another unidentified man found in Luweero town

 

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Brian Luwaga
Since Brian Luwaga joined Uganda Radio Network in 2011, he is still amazed how, "URN is a place that gives journalists a chance to enhance their skills . It gives a journalist an opportunity to adopt and master various aspects of journalism that include radio broadcast, social media, photography and television production."

A practicing journalist since 2009, first with Star FM, Luwaga has always been keen to write about the concerns of the "common person." Based for much of his career in Luweero, Luwaga takes it as a compliment if politicians complain that his reporting is too harsh.

In his journalism, Luwaga likes to merge the past with the present. He believes you cannot understand what is happening now, if you do not have a grounding in the past. Brian Luwaga is the Luweero URN bureau chief. Nakasongola, Nakaseke, Mityana, Mubende and Wakiso districts fall under his docket.

Luwaga is interested in humanitarian work and is a keen Rotarian.