Five Arrested over Murder of Egyptian National  

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The Police in the East Kyoga Region are holding five suspects who allegedly killed and dumped in a swamp, an Egyptian national who went missing last week. 

The body of the man identified as Ahmed Zinhom Ibrahim Selim (32) was found in Awoja Swamp on Saturday, March 2, 2024 by the area residents.

East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman Oscar Gregg Ageca has confirmed the arrest of  at least five people in connection with the death. Ageca says these are now facing murder charges.

“Since the body of the deceased has been found, the charge against the suspects will be changed to match the nature of the offence of murder…, ” Ageca said in a statement.

Zinhom was a resident of Cell A, Campswahili Ward in Soroti City. The police first arrested Muhammed Nabil Ali who visited and was seen with the victim on the night of his disappearance and another, Kisolo Mark who was an employee of the victim. Kisolo accessed the house on the night and after the disappearance.

According to Ageca, the police continue with inquiries and the consequent prosecution of the suspects in the matter.

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