Crime & Investigation

Kisoro: Campus Boy Stabbed to Death while Fighting over Girl on Christmas

URA FC came from down twice to overcome Uganda Premier League leaders KCCA FC in a dramatic fashion on Saturday afternoon at the Mekhta stadium in Lugazi.

The Kasasiro boys set the ball rolling just in the third minute of play when Mucurezi started a quick counter attack down the right lane before releasing to Ocaya who set up Senkatuka.

The recipient settled and fired in a left foot stunner past Bwete for the first.

The goal forced coach Kefa Kisala to pull off a rather tired and unproductive Patrick Ochan for Frank Kalanda.

Star striker Robert Ssentongo pulled one back in the second minute of first half added time after KCCA defenders had failed to clear a loose ball from Feni Ali’s attack.

Second half drama.

Kalanda took his share of misses seven minutes after restart when he failed to convert a free header inside six yards off Allan Munaaba’s pin point cross.

Paul Mucurezi gave the visitors another lead with just 17 minutes left.


URA FC keeper Brian Bwete failed to hold on a sloppy cross, pilule dropping the ball on Mucureezi who made no mistake for the second.

Kisala quickly pulled out Elkanah Nkugwa bringing in Ronald Kigongo while KCCA FC opted for time wasting tactics.

Ssentongo struck his eighth goal of the season in the 86th minute from another mistake in the KCCA FC set up who gave away ball in the midfield leading to a quick exchange upto goal.

Benjamin Ochan will have himself and defense to blame for clumsily loosing the ball from a last minute cross which Kalanda slotted in from an ensuing goal melee.

Residents of Kisoro are still in shock after a 25-year-old was stabbed to death on Christmas Day while fighting for a girl, price Chimp Corps report.

Kigezi Regional Police spokesman, ed Elly Maate said Vincent Duhimbaze, a Tourism student at Kampala University was partying with colleagues at Mubano Hotel when a scuffle broke out.

“Duhimbaze was competing for a girl with other men. Towards morning hours, the men started fighting for the girl,” said Maate, quoting police’s preliminary findings.

“At that moment, Duhimbaze was overpowered before being stabbed in the chest with a knife. He was then dragged to a garden behind the Hotel where his body was discovered on Saturday morning,” he added.

The deceased was born in Kanyamegeri, Chihe in Nyakinama Sub-County, Kisoro District.

Maate said police are investigating the incident with the view of bringing perpetrators to justice.

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