Body of Missing Teacher Found Floating On River Nyabukurungo

According to Samson Kasasira, Riwzi region poloce mouthpiece, Twinomuhwezi went missing on 2nd September 2020 after withdrawing unknown sums of money from his Centenary Bank account.

The body of a missing teacher in Ibanda District has been found floating on river Nyabukurungo.

Gastone Twinomuhwezi's body was found on Thursday dumped in the river in Nyabuhikye.

Twinomuhwezi, aged 30 who hails from Nyamirima upper cell in Bufunda division was a teacher at Kicwamba Primary school in Mbarara City.

According to Samson Kasasira, Riwzi region police spokesman, Twinomuhwezi went missing September 2nd, 2020 after withdrawing unknown sums of money from his Centenary Bank account.

Kasasira, says a case was reported by relatives of Twinomuhwezi missing and the search has been on until 24th September 2020 in the evening when his lifeless body was found decomposing floating on top of water.

He says investigations are still ongoing to find out who is behind the act.

Galasiano Betunguura, a relative of the deceased said good Samaritans delivered the bad news of the dead body floating on the river.

"We were called by people we even don’t know to check if we knew the person whose body was floating on the river," said Twinomuhwezi.

Bonefansi Kabaruka, the father to the deceased said that for the last three weeks they have been looking for their beloved son and also tried to get in contact with centenary bank but all remained in vain.

Kasasira said the body of the deceased was taken to Ruhoko HC4 for postmortem but will be handed to the relatives for burial.

Since president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni closed schools in March as a measure to curtail the spread of COVID-19 most teachers have been faced with challenges to survive with most of them turning to petty jobs for survival.

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