By Vanansio Kakogoso
Police in Rukungiri district arrested two men yesterday for allegedly murdering
a Boda-boda rider.
The suspects are Apollo Kanyeihamba aged 46 and Brian Kiiza of 27
years both residents of Kinyabushisha cell, Kitimba ward Western
division Rukungiri municipality.
It’s alleged that on 21st May 2018, the duo assaulted David Nuwagaba
(22) when gambling. He was admitted in Nyakibale hospital and later
was referred to Mbarara hospital on 26th May 2018 where he died on 27th May , 2018
The Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate said that when
residents learnt of Nuwagaba’s death, they attempted to lynch the suspects but
were rescued by police. Maate said that however their property that
included banana plantationswere destroyed and house hold property
Maate condemned the acts of mob justice adding that police has
started inquiries, and on evidence the suspects will be aligned in
courts law to answer charges accordingly.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website