Police Shoots 4 in Rukungiri

Two notorious thugs that have been terrorizing the residents of Hakibaale Sub County, shop Kabarole district,  stealing their property have been lynched by an irate mob.

The murdered are Augustine Tumuramye 28, a resident of Rwabihamba and one Mwesige of Kakooro Rwenkuba, Hakibaale Sub County.

They were killed on Saturday morning by an angry mob armed with stones and pointed weapons.

The two were known thieves of livestock and agricultural produce and are said to have participated in the murder of one Ndyefwera after stealing his property.

Joshua Tusingwire, the OC/CID Fort Portal police station rushed the scene of the murder after some residents tipped them that the suspects were armed with a gun. His men arrived to find that the two had been lynched.

Tusingwire condemned the acts of mob justice but commended the Hakibaale Sub County LC3 Mr. Edson Businge and the Burahya County MP Hon Steven Kagwera for their intervention.

MP Steven Kagwera strongly warned the people especially the youth against involving in such crime.

Police in Rukungiri have arrested two of their own officers, prostate for shooting and injuring four  civilians.


Ronald  Wotali, doctor   the  Rukungiri  District  Police  Commander  confirmed the incidence  and  identified the  two  as SPC Deo Musinguzi and PC Kabagambe  attached  to  Rwerere police  post  in Nyakagyeme sub county, doctor Rukungiri district.

Wotali says the incident happened at around   3pm when the two officers were out to arrest one Brian Niwagaba, who allegedly started a fight at a pool game at Half London trading center.

Brain, who was armed with a knife reportedly threatened to harm the police officers.

In the scuffle that followed, Kabagambe grabbed the gun from Musinguzi and begun firing, injuring four people in the process.

DPC Wotwale said police had begun its investigations into the matter and that the two would be charged with misusing fire arms and injuring people.

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