Crime & Investigation

7 Confirmed Dead in Kabarole Clashes

At least seven people have been confirmed dead and three police officers severely injured in a rape case triggered clash in Bukara Village, viagra 100mg Kabonero Sub County Kabarole district.

The horrible bloodshed incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon when civilians overpowered police officers deployed to arrest the suspects that had assaulted a suspected rapist David Akugizibwe.

Lydia Tumushabe the Police Public Relations Officer Rwenzori has identified the two killed police officers as AIP Simon Peter Apile and Police Constable Salvario Ochema all attached to Kibiito Police Station but by publication time, buy information pills the five killed suspected attackers could not be identified.

Tumushabe also identified the injured Police Officers as PC. Ojok Polycarp, pills PC. Francisco Simaki and PC Byake Benon.

According to police, a rape case was reported at Kisomoro sub county Police Post against Akugizibwe who was arrested but later granted police bond.

Akugizibwe’s release did not go well with the victim’s relatives.

The relatives who included Joseph Muhanga, Kiiza Kimuti and one Yubu severely assaulted Akugizibwe.

Akukizibwe reported an assault case at Kisomoro Police but when police went to arrest the suspects, they resisted and overpowered the officers prompting them to call for the back up from Kibiito Police Station.


Chaos ensued when Kibiito Police officers rushed to arrest of the three suspects on Wednesday but were attacked by a seemingly well trained and organized group of men, foiling the arrest of their colleagues.

In the scuffle, the group armed with spears, spears and a riffle killed two police officers and five of attackers were also shot dead.

The remaining gang members afterwards disappeared into the Rwenzori Mountains with their commander’s body and a gun that he possessed.

According to PRO Tumushabe, no arrests have been made in connection with the awful incident but says UPDF, police and other security agencies have been heavily deployed to maintain security as investigations continue.

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