Rukungiri Woman Strangled to Death on Christmas Eve

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Justus Twinamatsiko, the Officer-in-charge of Criminal Investigations and Intelligence department at Rukungiri Police Station, says postmortem results show that Kemigisha was raped and strangled to death.

Unidentified people have raped and strangled a woman to death in Rukungiri District. The deceased has been identified as Edijth Kemigisha, a resident of Ndorero cell in Kanyinya ward in Southern Division in Rukungiri municipality.

 
Kemigisha met her death at the hands of the criminals on Christmas Eve. Beatrice Birungi, a resident of Ndorero cell, says residents found Kemigisha's lifeless body in a bush this morning and immediately notified police.
 

Justus Twinamatsiko, the Officer-in-charge of Criminal Investigations and Intelligence department at Rukungiri Police Station, says postmortem results show that Kemigisha was raped and strangled to death.

 
He says they found foot marks and the door to the deceased's house broken, an indication that she could have been attacked have been attacked while at her home.

 
Twinamatsiko says they have commenced investigations to find the killers. Kemigisha's murder comes barely two days after unknown gunmen shot dead Arthur Nuwadinada, a mobile money agent in Buyanja town council in Rukungiri District.