Unknown assailants have hacked to death a 45-year-old man in Kiryandongo district. The deceased has been identified as Justine Oboko, a resident of Kyabakoka village in Kicwabugingo parish, Kicwabugingo sub-county.
Oboko met his death at around 2 am on Sunday morning on his way back from Bweyale trading center where he had gone on Saturday evening to visit his colleagues.
The assailants confronted him as he was returning home and hacked him severally before dumping him near his gate.
According to his wife only identified as Muber, they heard him screaming for help at around 2 am and rushed only to find him lying unconscious in a pool of blood.
Muber told the police that her husband sustained deep cuts on the head, stomach, and neck.
They mobilized and rushed him to Panyadoli health center III where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says investigations into the gruesome murder have commenced. He, however, says that no suspect has been arrested.