By Daniel Nsengimana

KISORO: The territorial police in Kisoro district have launched investigations surrounding the shooting and killing of an Indian businessman.

The Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate has identified the deceased as Kunjaj Patel 24, a business man along main Street in Kisoro municipality dealing in hardware items and an MTN main agent in Kisoro District.

It’s alleged that today at around 2:00 PM at main street in Kisoro municipality, No.72401 PC Gumizamu Elioda 21 years attached to Nyakabande transit centre (FFU) and a resident of the same place while with other civilians yet to be tracked walked directly to Patel’s business shop whom they found there in and shot him in the chest and took off immediately after their heinous act.

Maate said that the police at the main station were alerted and immediately responded, in liaison with the civilian community, Gumizamu was intercepted and arrested with a police gun in a polythene bag.

”The victim was rushed to St. Francis hospital in Mutolere were was announced dead due to over bleeding,” he said.

Maate adds, that Gumizamu is apparently detained at Kisoro central police station under serious interrogation to establish the motive the incident.


He asserted that scene of crime was visited by the Dpc Kisoro SP Musisi, D/Asp Uthman Magezi the D/CID, Kisoro k9 section and team, was documented and SMG riffle no. 565910464 exhibited.

A case of murder has been registered at Kisoro central police station under reference number CRB 758/2022.

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