By Innocent Atuganyira

KIRYANDONGO: Residents in Kiryandongo district have been Tuesday left in shock after finding their own dead in the rented room.

ASP Julius Allan Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, identified the deceased as  Evarse Akankunda, a resident of Kiryandongo district.

Hakiza explains that Akankunda who was a student at Kampala International University has been doing internship at Kiryandongo Hospital.

He further explained that Akankunda’s body was found decomposing in the dried blood covered with the bedsheet in her rented room.

The police spokesperson further asserted that her left cheek had cuttings thus suspected to have been murdered and locked in the room.

In connection to her murder, Hakiza explains that they have arrested the closest friend identified as Kenneth Kanyesigye to help into the investigations and he is detained at Kiryandongo Central Police Station.


According to the police mouthpiece, the deceased lastly had group discussion with the colleagues on 31st March 2022, and was Tuesday found dead in her rented room.

By press time the deceased was lying at Kiryandongo Hospital mortuary pending postmortem.

Do you have a story in your community or an opinion to share with us? Email us at

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button