By Fred Mwebembezi
A 51 year old man In Rwaihamba, Rutete Sub County Kabarole district has been allegedly killed by security operatives that were implementing curfew over unknown circumstances.
Muzahura Joshua a resident of Kifuruka Rwaihamba is alleged to have been beaten to death by security operatives that were patrolling in the area. He was in accompany of other five people who were arrested during the patrol.
John Aliganyira a brother to the deceased wondered why security officials could beat his brother to death yet he is not a criminal.
Derogations Mugisha the LC1 Chairperson Kifuruka, blamed security officials especially Rwaihamba Police Post personnel’s for brutalizing residents in disguise of implementing curfew.
The LC3 Chairperson Rutete Mr. Musinguzi Deo confirmed the reports saying they are waiting for a postmortem report by the medics to ascertain the cause of death. He called on the people to remain calm and peaceful.
While speaking to our reporter on phone, ASP Vincent Twesige the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson refuted the allegations.
He said the deceased was found in company of Nahabwe James, Tugumisirize Deus, Komuhendo Sofa in a bar by police that were doing the operations while too drunk and he tried to run away but unfortunately fell down and died.
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