RUKUNGIRI: Police in Rukungiri is holding four suspects in the custody for involving in a killing of 65years old man on the allegations of pouring down his alcohol in the bar
The suspects identified as Silvano Beinomugisha,Bakeine Marshal, Fudeli Byaruhanga and Prosper Turinomugisha all residents of Byogo cell Bikongozo parish Nyakishenyi sub county Rukungiri district.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Region police spokesperson identified the deceased as Cleophas Bakukweshe a resident of the same address
According to Maate, the incident happened on Friday 18/03/2023 at around 09:30pm, in Kiruhura trading center Byongo cell Bikongozo parish , Nyakishenyi sub county in Rukungiri district, while the deceased was drinking alcohol together with Bakeine Marshal and Byaruhanga fudeli at the bar of Prosper Turinaomuhangi who also a suspect.
ASP Maate told journalists today that Beinomugisha Silvano entered into the bar and poured down their alcohol and immediately Beinomugisha picked a quarrel with the deceased and a fight ensued.
They fought and continued outside the bar where Beinomugisha allegedly pushed the deceased from a high terrace and fell down the cliff where he died instantly.
He asserted that Police were informed, inquiries were initiated at Nyakishenyi, scene was visited, examined and documented, suspects were arrested and body conveyed to Rwakabengo health center III mortuary for post-mortem.
By Ambrose Kweronda