Busoga East regional Police is investigating the murder of a UPDF soldier who was found dead this morning in Magamaga, Mayuge district.
The deceased has been identified as Sgt Samson Emodongo attached to the Engineering Brigade located in Magamaga Town council.
Speaking to Chimpreports this morning, the regional Police spokesperson ASP James Mubi said that the soldier was killed on Sunday night at Bridge zone and his body was dumped near the railway line.
“He was allegedly beaten and strangled to death by unknown person or persons,” Mubi said
He revealed that two female suspects have been arrested by police to help in investigations.
This is the second murder of this kind in his area in a period of six months.
Last year, another UPDF soldier identified as RA 218630 Joel Cherukut was killed and dumped on the railway line and a train smashed his body.
Four soldiers were later arrested to help in investigations.