Police Investigate Murder of Banking Agent

Police in Fort Portal are hunting for unknown assailants behind the murder of a female banking agent. Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police spokesperson, identifies the deceased as 23-year-old Sarah Ahaisibwe, who has been working as an agent banker at her aunt’s shop identified as Kellen Kajubi.

According to the police, Ahaisibwe remained in Kellen’s residential house in Rwegoma B2 cell Rwengoma Ward Central Division Fort Portal City for the past few days as she was away in Kampala. Twesige says that on Monday morning, a workmate of the deceased identified as Phionah Nyamata reached their workplace but she was nowhere to be seen yet she had the keys to the shop. 

Nyamata waited for the deceased and made several calls to her mobile telephone number but it was off. She called their boss who told her to go home and check if Ahaisibwe was there. Nyamata went with a Boda boda rider but they found the gate closed and decided to climb the fence. They found  Ahaisibwe’s body lying lifeless in the master bedroom.

They immediately informed Kellen who contacted the police that visited the scene and conveyed the body to Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for a postmortem. Twesige revealed that the body had scratch marks on the neck. Police suspect that the deceased could have been trailed from her work by the killers thinking that she had money.

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