Rukungiri police is investigating the circumstances of the death of a 50-year-old man who was found dead in his living room.
Kigezi Local Police spokesperson Ellie Marte identified the deceased as Ponsiano Mbaji Mansion, a resident of Nyakazinga Sel Ibanda community in Rukungiri district of Nyarshanje upazila. Around 11pm on October 1, 2022, the deceased was reportedly seen leaving the Nyakazinga Trading Center with his friend Kamugisha Emmanuel and walking towards the deceased’s location.
Maate said her 10-year-old daughter, Ahereza Martha, called him around 7 a.m. Tuesday after someone she had an appointment with had come to see him. After checking on her father, she found him dead in her living room. She informed her mother of the incident, who sounded the alarm and drew locals to his home, including the chairman of the local council, who reported to the Lubabo police station. The murder by strangulation was registered with the Lubabo Police Department under case number RUK: CRB 992/2022.