Murder Most Foul: Casual Labourer Arrested For Killing Woman, Burying Her At Piggery Farm

Murder Most Foul: Casual Labourer Arrested For Killing Woman, Burying Her At Piggery Farm

By Ivan Mwine

The police in Katabi Division, Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District, have arrested a casual labourer over allegations that he masterminded the murder of Prossy Twinomujuni.

According to ASP Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police (KMP) Public Relations Officer (PRO), the territorial police in Entebbe arrested Nkurunzinza Laurent alias Mulaalo, aged 38, a casual labourer and resident of Bukola village, Nkumba Parish in Katabi Town Council Wakiso District.

“The suspect was arrested following the disappearance of Twinomujuni Prossy, 28, a resident of Kawafu cell, Nkumba Parish Katabi Town Council in Wakiso District,” Owoyesigire said.

He added that; “The disappearance was registered by Twinomujuni’s husband on 7th December 2021.”

He noted that after interrogation, the suspect told detectives where the body of the deceased was.

Owoyesigire said that after confessing, Nkurunziza on Thursday June 23, 2022, led the Flying Squad Unit operatives and detectives to his workplace in Bukolwa village, Nkumba Parish, Katabi Town Council in Wakiso District, where the body was buried.

The suspect had buried the victim in the piggery farm, according to Owoyesigire.

“The decomposing body of Twinomujuni Prossy (now deceased) was found buried in a white polythene bag,” the police mouthpiece said.

After exhuming the body, Nkurunziza also led the police to the farm house, where a hammer suspected to have been used in the murder was recovered.

The police also recovered a hoe, which was used to dig the grave and it has since been exhibited.

Meanwhile, Owoyesigire revealed that the deceased’s body was taken to the city mortuary at Mulago for a postmortem as investigations continue.

Owoyesigire noted that the suspect is detained at Nateete Police Station as investigations continue after which he will be arraigned in court to answer murder charges.

It is not yet clear why Nkurunziza gruesomely murdered and buried  Twinomujuni but details will be availed in our subsequent reports after the police complete their investigations.

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