Authorities in Zirobwe are currently investigating the death of Yudah Kyayagade, 47, whose demise is believed to have resulted from an altercation with his employees due to unpaid wages.
The incident, as reported by law enforcement officials, transpired on a farm situated in Namakofu village, Bububi parish, within the Zirobwe sub-county of Luwero district.
According to Sam Twiineamazima, the spokesperson for the Savannah Police region, the local police force in Luwero district is actively engaged in a comprehensive inquiry into the murder that took place on Wednesday around 11:30 am.
Initial indications suggest that Kyayagade, a resident of Zirobwe town council in Luwero district, was fatally attacked by individuals in his employ.
Twiineamazima went on to state that as soon as the authorities were informed of the incident by Kenneth Kamutsya, an area councilor, they promptly responded.
A murder case was registered, and the scene was visited and documented by a specialized Scene of Crime Officer.
During the investigation, the police managed to recover various items, including machetes suspected to have been utilized in the commission of the crime.
A visual representation of the location was also created.
The deceased’s body was subsequently transported to the City mortuary in Mulago (Kampala) for a postmortem examination.
As of now, no arrests have been made, but efforts to apprehend the individuals responsible for the attack have been initiated.
Twiineamazima further noted that ongoing inquiries are being conducted to shed more light on the incident.