A Ugandan woman who rushed to a local police station to file a report of missing husband was left distressed after learning the shocking news that he had been killed and body dumped on the roadside.
According to Daily Monitor, the body of Amon Paddy Amanya, a businessman was found dumped on the roadside in Kitumba parish/Sub County on Monday evening hours after he left his business premises.
Police said the body of Amanya who owned a retail shop had been discovered as of an unidentified man until his wife showed up at police Tuesday morning to file a report of missing person.
“His body was discovered last evening at around 7:30 pm. Police was notified, picked it and took it to Kabale referral hospital mortuary,” Kigezi regional police spokesperson, Mr Elly Maate said on Tuesday.
Amanya had reportedly spent most of the day at his shop. He left his shop at around 4:30pm going somewhere but didn’t resurface and his phones were off.
“It’s today morning, when the wife had come to Kabale police station to report her missing husband that was notified of unidentified person picked from Kitumba and when she checked, confirmed was the one,” Mr Maate added.
The police spokesperson added that inquiries were underway to establish the motive of those behind the murder.
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