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Balyeku Killed over M7 tractor, Body Left Naked

By Francis Otucu

The police in Mayuge have started investigations into the death of Mwammad Balyeku, 36, a councilor for Bukatabira Parish.

His body was retrieved Wednesday afternoon after suspicion of his death.

Balyeku’s neighbors suspect he was murdered Tuesday night by unknown people.

According sources, Balyeku had three wives.

However, he died in Annet Balyeku’s house.

She had left for her parents home in Bukuku where she spent a night.

Not much is known whether she had a hand in the killing.

However, the police say, his body was found half-naked, in a vest and a torn underwear and the body placed besides his bed.

Blood clot was visible by the time his body was retrieved.


Balyeku is said to have previously had disagreements with a one Katamba over management of a tractor donated to the community by President Yoweri Museveni.

Two weeks ago, Balyeku reportedly confided in the RDC, Mayuge, that his life was in danger.

A week later, he told a similar message to his brother, Patrick Otege and that in case he died mysteriously, Katamba would be held responsible.


Now, well-placed sources say Katamba has been arrested for questioning Vide Mayuge CRB:209/2020.

By press time, Balyeku’s body was at Iganga Hospital for postmortem.

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