A suspect has committed suicide inside Rukungiri Police cells.
The lifeless body of 28-year-old Ditas Mugarura, a resident of Kinyamahwa village in Nyakagyeme Sub County was found dangling in the cells of Kebisoni Police post around 11:00 pm yesterday(16th.November.2020).
Mugarura had been locked up on assault charges.
The deceased’s wife, Annitah Ainembabazi, says she separated with the suspect three weeks ago following a misunderstanding.
She, however, says the suspect stormed her current home and took their one year old daughter, which prompted her to report a case at police.
Police swung into action and picked Mugarura around 7:00 pm and locked him up at Kebisoni police post where he committed suicide using his shirt. Rukungiri District Police Commander, Henry Kintu says prior to the suspect’s detention he was searched and found with a string that was removed. DPC Kintu on murder;…..
Police later found the child with a woman only identified as Rita, a bar operator in Kagarama B village, in western division Rukungiri municipality with the help of a Boda- boda rider who was used by the deceased to pick her from her mother. Rita was also picked up to help with police investigations. Ends.