BODA BODA RIDER HAMMERED TO DEATH IN KABALE, MOTORCYCLE STOLEN
By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kabale are hunting for assailants who allegedly murdered a 27 year old man and robbed his motor cycle.
Elly Maate , Kigezi Regional Police spokesperson identified the deceased as Peter Nyakire a bodaboda rider and resident of Kashaki cell, Muyanje parish, Bubaare sub county, Rubanda district.
It’s alleged that the deceased has been a Boda Boda rider, parking at Rugarama hospital boda boda stage.
Maate said that the deceased was last seen on the 02/03/2022 at around 1930hrs, at the said stage by friends and relatives with his motorcycle reg no. UFE 701T bajaj boxer red in colour but didn’t return home.
The deceased was today 03/03/2022 at around 0700hrs discovered dead at Nyangande cell, Mwanjari ward, southern division, Kabale municipality with injuries on the head, blood still oozing out and the hammer under his head suspected to have been used to kill him.
His motorcycle is suspected to have been robbed by the assailants.
Information was immediately conveyed to Kabale CPS where inquiries were initiated.
Scene was visited by homicide team, sketch plan drawn, photos taken and statements recorded from the witnesses.
An exhibit of hammer recovered at the scene, body was taken to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.
The case of aggravated robbery and murder has since been registered at Kabale Police station under reference number CRB 137/2022.
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