There was panic at Kabale Municipality when a man identified as Benjamin Nuwagaba was found dead at Kalita Bus Park in Kabale.
According to Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Mate, Nuwagaba a resident of Muyumbu village, Kyanamira sub county, Kabale District was discovered early by Bus Park operators on Saturday morning.
“Police visited the scene and (his body) has no sign of violence inflicted on him but was found with two small bottles of leading waragi in his pockets,” Mr Mate said.
Mr Mate said the locals said the deceased was a bodaboda rider in the Municipality and suspected to have died after taking large amounts of alcohol without eating.
His body was taken to Kabale Hospital for postmortem to establish the exact cause of his death.
“We have embarked on investigations to understand whether he was killed by alcohol or there was foul play. We have opened up a case file on SD 18/6/1/2018,” Mr Mate said.