February 29, 2024

Missing 32 year old man found dead in a maize plantation in Kagadi

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The Kagadi Police in Kagadi district have started investigating circumstances surrounding the death  of  a 32 year old man whose body was found decomposing in a maize garden in Kasasa village Buhumuriro sub-county Kagadi district.

The deceased has been identified as Johnson Twinamasiko a resident of Kasasa village in Buhumuriro sub-county Kagadi district.

Eyewitnesses Njerika Kansiime and Lydia Ndinabo on Saturday were returning from the garden and were received by a stinking smell which made them suspicious of a dead body within their neighborhood.

They followed the footsteps of the dogs which led them to the dead body before reporting the matter to the local authorities for further action.

Benard Mumbere, the brother of the deceased, says he received the sad news of the death of his brother today morning at around 8:00am.

He says his brother Johnson Twinamasiko, now deceased, has been an alcohol addict and has been living a desperate life ever since he separated from his wife.

Mumbere says much alcohol and hunger might have contributed to his death.

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The Officer-in-Charge Rugashari Police post AIP Augustine Matete also says he learnt about the death of Johnson Twinamasiko today morning from the GISO Buhumuriro sub-county.

He says the deceased has been a habitual drunkard and had gone missing for a week.

AIP Matete has asked the residents to take alcohol responsibly and always report such incidents to police for quick intervention.

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By press time police had done postmortem and burial arrangements had started.


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