Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio network on Wednesday that a team of detectives from Hoima central police station had dashed to the scene where the body was found.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed death of the mechanic.
27-year-old mechanic in Hoima Oil City who went missing last week has been
found dead in Kinyara Sugarcane Plantation in Masindi district. The deceased is John Katusabe, a resident of
Duhaga Roundabout in Hoima West Division in Hoima City.
body was discovered by cane cutters on Tuesday evening who later alerted
Masindi police. The deceased had bruises
on the head, face, both hands and back. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police
spokesperson told Uganda Radio network on Wednesday that a team of detectives
from Hoima central police station had dashed to the scene where the body was
Hakiza, Katusabe’s relatives reported a case of a missing person at Hoima Central
police station on February 15, 2021, when he failed to return home from work.
He says Hoima police sent out information until they were contacted their
Masindi counterparts informing about the body that had been recovered from a sugarcane
He says the
officers immediately notified Katusabe's relatives who had earlier on
registered a case of missing person. According to Katushabe’s relative to Kinyara
where they positively identified the body. The deceased father, Sirasi Mpanju told
Uganda Radio Network that his son who has been dealing in second-hand motorcycles went
to Kyangwali in Kukuube district on Friday last week to buy a motorcycle from an undisclosed person and didn’t return home.
Mpanju, they made several announcements on Radio stations in Hoima to trace for
his whereabouts in vain. Mpanju says he was shocked to hear that the lifeless
body of his son had been found in Kinyara sugarcane plantation. He wants police
to thoroughly investigate the death of his son and apprehend all those behind
the murder for justice to prevail.