Missing Ibanda teacher’s body retrieved from river Nyabukurungu
Residents of Nyabuhikye in Ibanda district are in shock after the body of a teacher who went missing was found floating on river Nyabukurungo.
The deceased is 30 year old Gastone Twinomuhwezi a resident of Nyamirima upper cell in Bufunda division and a teacher at Kicwamba Primary school in Mbarara City.
The deceased went missing on September 2nd, 2020 after withdrawing unknown sums of money from his Centenary Bank account and his body was found floating on Thursday.
Samson Kasasira, Rwizi region police spokesman says a case of missing person was reported by Twinomuhwezi’s relatives and the search has been on until Thursday 24th September 2020 when his lifeless body was found decomposing floating on top of water.
Police has launched investigations to find the killers and their motive.
A deceased’s relative one Galasiano Betunguura says they got bad news of the dead body floating on the river from good Samaritans.
Kasasira says the deceased’s body was conveyed to Ruhoko HC4 for postmortem and will later be handed to the relatives for burial.
Nyabukurungu has been a dumping site for criminals who kill people in Ibanda and surrounding areas.