By Weswa Ronnie
Residents of Namanyonyi, Industrial City Division in Mbale city were in shock this afternoon after discovering an unidentified body dumped in River Lubwa.
According to Samson Wodeja one of the residents also an eyewitness, the body was of male person suspected to be 40 years dressed in red coat and wrapped in black kavera .
He adds that the body was discovered by children who were swimming in the river who later informed the neighbours who responded promptly.
Chris Wekhe also a resident from the area adds that they suspect that the body might be of boda boda rider who was killed by unknown people somewhere and transported to the area.
Davis Gidudu, the area councilor says that they have already alerted police of Mbale CPS and it’s on way coming to take the body for postmortem.
He urged boda boda riders to always desist from operating during night hours such that they can’t be targeted by these thugs.
By press time the body was still in water with locals waiting for police response.