By Katya David & Enos Masereka,
There was running battles between police and the public after a family abused the right of the dead body over a disagreement about the burial ground.
The disagreement happened in the same family in Kigoro two ward, Nyamwamba division in Kasese Municipality, where a section of members demanded their late son, Baluku Avillah 20 to be buried in Kasika village against the will of their counterparts who insisted his body be laid to rest next to his father in Kigoro two ward.
Sources say the difference begun on Monday immediately when the dead Body of late Avillah, who died in a car accident in Fort portal tourism city arrived at home in Kigoro two, prompting both parties to dig graves.
After along heated debate that was about to lead them into a fight, police was forced to intervene and ordered the family to bury late Avillah in Kigoro two ward. Police and Family exchanging…
Mr. Jostus Kule, alias Madinja, a close relative to the deceased was opposed to taking the deceased body to Kasika village, alleging that some family members were planning to sell off the plot in Kigoro two ward, which would cater for school fees of the young ones.
Mr. Madinja speaking…..
Mr. Pascal Kule Bahamwithi, the clan head of the Basu -Abanyisanza said, he was not aware of any plan to sell off the plot where they intend to bury, but said, the fact that the plot in question lies in the urban area, the body ought to be taken to the ancestral place in Kasika village in Rukoki Sub County. Mr. Bahamwithi speaking….
The family finally harmonized and buried in Kigoro two ward in Kasese Municipality this afternoon amid heavy security deployment. May his soul rest in eternal peace. END.