Armed robbers in Rukungiri last night shot dead one person and injured a security guard
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson told www.mknewslink.com that the incident happened last night when three armed robbers invaded For God Electronics located along Rubabo Road in Rukungiri Municipality.
Maate explained that the assailants robbed the shop of approximately Ugx 50M and unspecified number of phones.
He added that as robbers shot and injured an unarmed Saracen security guard at the premises of Daniel Dokuze 29, who is currently admitted at Nyakibale Hospital.
According to the police spokesperson, as the robbers were retreating, they shot and killed Edward Tayebwa 19, a resident of Bunura Cell, Rwakabengo Ward, and Southern Division in Rukungiri Municipality.
Police responded in time and arrested one suspect identified as Dominic Twinomugisha 19, a resident of Katete cell, Mbarara City and is now in Police Custody.
Police also recovered from the suspect one gun registration number UGPOL 56582399632575 with 10 rounds of ammunition.
Maate said that pursuit of two accomplices is ongoing as security inquiries continue and a case of aggravated robbery has since been registered at Rukungiri CPS on reference number CRB 1437/21.