Family attempts to bury accident victim at culprit’s home after failing to meet burial expenses

The residents expressed shock upon learning about this bizarre incident. 

Kakumiro: Residents of Kyedikyo B village in Katikara Sub County, Kakumiro district, were shocked when Isak Tumuhairwe attempted to bury his daughter’s body at Christopher Mugisha’s home.

Tumuhairwe’s daughter, Oliver Atuhurire, was knocked down by Mugisha’s 16-year-old son on Friday evening while he was riding a Bajaj Boxer motorcycle with registration number UFV 268B in Kyedikyo.

Atuhurire was rushed to Albertine Hospital in Kisiita town council, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

It’s alleged that both parties later agreed that Mugisha would cover all the burial expenses, but he failed to do so, prompting the deceased’s family to attempt to bury the body in Mugisha’s compound.

The residents expressed shock upon learning about this bizarre incident.

Robert Sasiire, Chairperson LCI for Kyedikyo B village, condemned the act and asked the two parties to solve their issues amicably than violating the right of the dead.

Everisto Kabagambe, Chairperson LCIII for Katikara Sub County, called on both parties to maintain peace and live harmoniously in the village. He advised people to seek advice from leaders when necessary rather than violating laws.

Subsequently, police intervened, a meeting was held to reconcile both parties, and the body was finally laid to rest at the parents’ home.

Meanwhile, the grieving family and the relatives of the accused party declined to comment on the matter when approached.

Do you have a story about your community or an opinion to share with us? Email us at

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also
Back to top button

You cannot copy content of this page