Indian found dead in guest house in Kikuube

Kasonga Guest House in whose room an Indian was found dead. (Courtesy photo)

An Indian businessman identified as Michael Sultan was this (Tuesday) morning found lying dead in a room at Kasonga Guest House in Kyabitaka Village, Kasonga Parish in Kyangwali Sub-county, Kikuube District.

The deceased’s driver, Mr Moses Muvamuno, told this news site that the 40-year-old Indian resident of Hoima city travelled to Kyangwali on Monday, April 25, 2022, to supply his clients such items as salt, biscuits, sugar, cooking oil and soap among others.

He later checked in the guest house at around 6pm but never woke up today.

The driver said the deceased had not complained of any health complication.

Sultan didn’t complain of any sickness when he checked into the guest house,” he said.

The guest house supervisor, Mr Edward Aliinda, said the staff was coerced to check on Sultan realising that he was not coming out of the room only to find his lifeless body lying on the bed.

Immediately management informed police at Kasonga that rushed to the scene.

Unconfirmed reports say the deceased was found dead with his hands tied with a rope.

Mr Donozathiuos Byaruhanga, the Kasonga parish councillor called upon security to scale up vigilance saying murders cases have now become common in his area of jurisdiction.

He cited the murder of a former pump attendant only identified as Hakizimana who was shot dead by unknown assailants last December.

The politician also said a businessman in Kasonga identified as George Mutungyi, recently survived by a whisker being killed by a gang of gun and machete wielding assailants who waylaid him on his way back home.

According to reports, police have so far arrested two suspects including Gift Aturonda the manager of the guest house and Moses Wavamuno, the deceased’s driver.

The Albertine Region Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Julius Allan Hakiza, confirmed the incident but did not divulge much saying detectives from Kikuube central police station had been dispatched to the crime scene to investigate the matter.

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