Police Arrest Man Who Assaulted Muhwezi, Mugume Kids

Police say they have in custody, medications one man believed to have been involved in the assault and robbery of property belonging to Sandra Muhwezi, health the daughter of Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi as well as Nicholas Mugume, son of Ambassador James Mugume.

The suspect Farouk Musa was picked up yesterday Friday at around 11pm in Mbarara, according to police spokesperson Asan Kasingye.

Musa and one other person still at large, on April 16th are said to have attacked the youngsters while they retired back home after having fun on the Easter Eve at Club Vegas in Mbarara.

Nicholas Mugume was critically injured in the attack, sustaining a broken jaw, shattered ribs and fractured leg. Sandra also had her ankle fractured.

Police spokesperson Kasingye says the arrested suspect admitted to committing the crime when probed. He was also found with a watch and phone belonging to one the victims, he adds.

“The Police will continue with the resolve to arrest and completely bring to an end the current wave of criminality in affected parts of our country,” AIGP Kasingye said.

“We call upon the public to continue giving information to the Police and remain vigilant till these criminals are dealt with completely.”

Meanwhile, police has also arrested one of the suspects who murdered a businessman Kavuma Marizuk, a 21 year old timber dealer from Nakawere village, Kalangalo Sub County, in Mityana district.


Mr. Kavuma was shot at around 10Pm on Thursday.

3 live bullets were recovered from the scene and a motor cycle Registration number UEB 852X that was used by the criminals recovered too.

Kasingye identified the suspect as Reagan Kasule, from Mubarak Zone in Makindye Kampala, adding that police are in the field hunting for accomplices in both cases.


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