By Arinda Nsheeka Wilfred

Police in Rubanda district  is investigating circumstances under which an 85-years-old man was murdered.

The deceased, Edward Banagyente, of Kashara village Kigyeyo ward Rubanda town council/ district was allegedly murdered from his bedroom by unknown people on Friday night. 

 It’s alleged that the assailants entered through the window and cut him thrice on the head. 
 One of his grand children realized it in the morning of 02/11/18 on his way to school when he looked through the window and saw him lying in a pool of blood on his bed and ran to inform the parents. 
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region Police spokesperson speaking to Watchdog Uganda said the  deceased, who lived aloneme,  was a good farmer, a money lender on local basis and had recently sold his cow which they suspect could be the reason for his killing.

 Maate has called on the public to furnish them with details of the death of the old man that can lead to arrest of perpetrators.

 This case has been registered at Rubanda police station under file number CRB 728/2018 . 

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