Retired UPDF Officer Murdered In Bushenyi

Police in Bushenyi district are investigating the murder of a retired Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF officer and businessman. Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson identifies the deceased as Mawanda Sarapio Magezi,60, a resident of Bucuma cell in Kigoma-Kizinda town council in Bushenyi district.  

According to Tumusiime, the deceased’s lifeless body was found Tuesday evening lying in a pool of blood in the corridor adjacent to his bedroom with multiple cuts on the head and neck caused by a sharp object. He says that the deceased’s documents were intact in his pocket apart from his wallet, which was beside the body.   

He said the retired UPDF officer was staying in the house alone while his casual laborer Tumusiime Jackson was staying in the boy’s quarters. Bridget Natukunda, a resident of Bucuma Cell who reported the case to police said that they discovered the body at around 8:30 PM after taking the deceased supper. The deceased’s body is lying at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital pending postmortem.

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