A private security guard with Afrisafe Guard company has been detained at Kawempe Police on charges of murder after he was arrested carrying a dead body.
Gideon Nabasa, 31, was arrested on Sunday morning at 4:30am by police officers on motorised patrols in Kazo Lugoba Zone Kaazo Ward, Nabweru Division Wakiso District.
Nabasa was found carrying a sack on a motorcycle registration number UFG 635P.
The officers were suspicious of what he was carrying and on asking for a search.
They found a dead body of a male adult suspected to be in his early 20s in the sack.
A team of investigators was called in at the scene and the body was later conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for a post mortem.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire, the body had two wounds suspected to be as result of a stabbing.
“Nabasa hasn’t yet cooperated well with the police to help us identify the deceased and where he got the body from.
Our investigations to identify the deceased are ongoing.
The suspect has been detained at Kawempe Police Station on allegations of murder.
More details will be availed to you as soon as possible,” Mr Owoyesigire said.