BUSHENYI UNREST: ANOTHER PERSON KIDNAPPED IN MIDDLE OF TOWN
BY WILBER MUHWEZI-KASIBANTE
A second person in less than three days was kidnapped last evening in the middle of Bushenyi town, bundled in car and driven to Mbarara while being seriously beaten by the attackers.
Silvertoli Ngabirano, a court clerk at Bushenyi chief magistrate’s court was kidnapped at Delta petrol station opposite Bushenyi- Ishaka municipal offices at 7:30pm driven to Mbarara beaten thoroughly and dumped at nine miles on Mbarara– Bushenyi road.
Last Evening’s kidnap follows another gruesome incident where John Headex Rwamutwe was kidnapped in the same town on Tuesday night, beaten to death and his body was discovered on Thursday in his car in Ibanda municipality. His burial is ongoing now.
On last night’s kidnap, the close friend of the victim Mr. Tom Katondwaki, after dropping his friend at nine Miles on Mbarara-Bushenyi high way, the boda boda cyclists discovered him and found him severely beaten.
They [boda cyclists] found him somehow able to speak, he gave them a telephone contact of Mr. Tom Katondwaki which he knew off head and cyclists called Tom and he told Bushenyi police which called Mbarara police and then picked the victim and took him to Mbarara regional referral hospital where he is still admitted.
Mr. Katondwaki told www.mknewslink.com editor that the victim is responding to treatment and Doctors told him that he is out of danger.
When mknewslink.com news website contacted Bushenyi DPC Mr Damiano Katwesiime and PRO for greater Bushenyi police Mr. Martial Tumusiime, they said that they were attending a mass at the burial ceremony of Late Rwamutwe and would give details after the burial.
Bushenyi district residents are currently leaving in fear because of these terrible incidents that have claimed the life of Rwamutwe and left Ngabirano in critical condition.