Police in Mbarara is hunting for a group of armed robbers who attacked and killed two security guards at a local bank before making off with items worth millions of shillings
Samson Kusasira, the Rwizi region police spokesman identifies the deceased as Herbert Tugume 22, who hailed from Kiruhura district and Igga Budallah 22 from Rwampara district.
Kasasira says the murdered security guards were guarding Nyakayojo People’s Sacco.
He says the robbers hit the guards with blunt objects and killed them before they stole television screens, laptops, Network routers and over 10 mobile phones from the building.
The robbers however, were unable break the safe where the cash was kept.
The police spokesman says so far they have recovered a pump action riffle with three rounds of ammunition and a baton which belonged to the deceased